Namogoo Raises $40 Million to Prevent Customer Journey Hijacking and Protect User Privacy

Led by Oak HC/FT, Series C will Enable Namogoo to Expand its Client-Side Platform into New Markets and Launch its New Customer Privacy Protection Solution Namogoo, the company pioneering Customer Journey Hijacking prevention and protecting user privacy for online enterprises, announced a $40 million Series C funding round led by Oak HC/FT. Matt Streisfeld, Partner at Oak HC/FT, will join Namogoo’s Board of Directors. Existing investors GreatPoint Ventures, Blumberg Capital, and Hanaco Ventures also participated in the…

DeCloak Launches the First Privacy Processing Unit (PPU) and Module to De-Identify Users Personal Data

DeCloak is the ultimate solution for keeping personal info de-identified while allowing businesses to gather and analyze valuable user behavior information. DeCloak offers a brand new third-party solution of de-identification technique to create a win-win situation for the consumers, and service vendors. DeCloak uses proprietary hardware-embedded algorithms, named PPU (Privacy Processing Unit), that can be used as an external dongle or an IC designed directly into a smartphone or other personal devices. From that point on…

iQIYI Receives Dual Certifications of ISO 27001 and ISO 29151 to Guard Global Users’ Information Security and Privacy

iQIYI, Inc., an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, recently received ISO/IEC and ISO/IEC certifications by the international certification authority DNV GL. This represents an important milestone for the Company in its information security management and user privacy protection capabilities, and also as the first company in China's online video industry to obtain dual certifications simultaneously. "It is our responsibility, obligation and commitment to guard data security and privacy for our…

Data Privacy as the New User Experience

In this age of big data and hyper-personalization, companies are putting their best foot forward when it comes to targeting and attracting new customers. As a result, they focus time and energy on not only personalized marketing, but on optimizing the entire user experience to be an enjoyable and hassle-free experience. Most businesses collect data from users to provide an experience more tailored to their needs. Most people’s idea of user experience refers to an end-users interaction with a company's product or service,…

Brave Launches Next-Generation Browser that Puts Users in Charge of Their Internet Experience with Unmatched Privacy and Rewards

The Industry's Most Advanced Browser Offers 3-6x Faster Browsing and Ends Surveillance Capitalism with a Private Ads and Payment Platform that Benefits Users, Advertisers, and Publishers Brave Software, makers of the innovative Brave browser which combines privacy with a blockchain-based digital advertising platform, announced the official launch of Brave 1.0. The Brave open source browser fundamentally shifts how users, publishers, and advertisers interact online by giving users a private, safer, and 3-6x faster…

Epazz Is Developing a Bitcoin Sharing and Blockchain Social Media App Called Webbeeo to Provide Users Better Privacy Than Leading Social…

Epazz, Inc., a leading provider of blockchain cryptocurrency mobile apps and cloud-based business software solutions, announced that the company is developing a Bitcoin sharing and blockchain social media app called Webbeeo. Webbeeo’s goal is to provide better privacy to users than the leading social media apps by using blockchain technology. The technology would allow users to have greater control of their data. Additionally, Webbeeo will use Epazz’s Bitcoin Wallet to allow users to share Bitcoin over the network. Webbeeo…

Cuebiq Launches Market-First Solution that Independently Verifies Data Provenance, User Consent & Ensures Privacy Compliance

Cuebiq Enables Users, Partners, and Customers to Perform or Request Third-Party Validation of Any Cuebiq Product, as Well as Validate Consent, While Preserving User Anonymity Offline consumer intelligence and measurement company, Cuebiq, announced the launch of its Cuebiq Consent Management and Data Provenance (CMDP) solution, which will enable publishers and advertisers to provide verifiable proof of their compliance with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act) in relation to…

Punchh Doubles Down on Privacy Protections with New Compliance Achievements

Punchh, the leader in loyalty and engagement solutions for physical retailers, announced that it has successfully achieved Service Organization Control (SOC) 1 Type 2 and SOC 2 Type 2 compliance. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) designed the SOC 1 and SOC 2 reports to aid organizations in building trust and confidence with clients in its services and respective controls through an independent CPA report. Compliance with SOC 1 Type 2 and SOC 2 Type 2 demonstrates Punchh's commitment to…

Lotame Appoints Comscore’s Amy Yeung as General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer

Data privacy expert will lead the company's legal, compliance and privacy functions Lotame, the world’s leading unstacked data solutions company that helps publishers, marketers and agencies find new customers, increase engagement, and grow revenue through audience data, announced the appointment of Amy Yeung as the company’s new General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer. In addition to overseeing all legal functions, Yeung will spearhead Lotame’s privacy protocols across its business, providing consumers with transparency,…

WISeKey’s Global Cybersecurity to Protect People’s Privacy and Critical Infrastructures

The Recent Hack of Ring Video Doorbells Illustrates How Vulnerable Connected Devices Are in an Internet of Things (IoT) World. People’s Privacy and Critical Equipment Are Exposed to Hackers. Wisekey’s Combined Digital Security Solutions Protect People’s and Objects’ Identity WISeKey International Holding Ltd., a leading global cybersecurity and IoT company, announced today the release of a consistent cybersecurity combined offer to secure access to connected objects. This solution sits on WISeKey’s three fundamental value…

GoodData Delivers Out-of-the-Box Compliance with California Consumer Privacy Act

Analytics Platform Built With Security, Privacy by Design, Readies Companies for Changing Regulatory Landscape GoodData, a leader in end-to-end analytics solutions, announced today that its data analytics platform now provides immediate compliance with the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), considered the most stringent consumer data privacy act in the United States. The CCPA, effective January 1, 2020, impacts more than 500,000 companies nationwide that conduct business in California and meet certain revenue or…

UserTesting Names Matt Zelen Chief Customer Officer and Jamie Anderson as Chief Growth Advisor

UserTesting Continues to Attract Top Tier Leadership Talent Poised to Drive Another Year of Impressive Global Growth and Expansion UserTesting, the leading provider for on-demand human insights,  announced the appointment of two executives to the C-Suite. Matt Zelen joins the company as Chief Customer Officer. In this role, Zelen will lead global customer success initiatives and drive UserTesting’s customer implementation, enablement, and training programs. Jamie Anderson, former Marketo executive, will join the company…

PRODWARE EXPOSE 2020: A High-tech Event for Mid-market Companies Focused on the Customer and User Experience

Prodware hosted mid-market businesses at EXHIBITION 2020, an event dedicated to innovation. Over the course of this interactive, half-day conference, Prodware’s Innovation & Business Solutions Division presented the most innovative solutions in its industry, developed using disruptive technologies. A deep dive into innovation Innovation, which is at the core of Prodware’s identity, can impact a company’s structure, productivity and cohesion. Marketing Technology News: NAPCO Report Points to Unique Customer…

Quintesse Launches Advanced Contextual Intelligence Platform to Meet Market Demand For Pro-Privacy Targeting Solutions

Rooted in Proven, Patented Contextual Technology Adopted by Some of the World’s Greatest Brands, Quintesse Advances Brand Safety, Suitability and Contextual Targeting for Brands, Agencies, and Publishers With 13 patents from 20 years of contextual technology development, Quintesse has launched as an advanced contextual intelligence platform to meet the accelerating market demand for pro-privacy targeting solutions. As a new business from Vibrant Media, Quintesse provides brands and agencies complete transparency into the…

CCPA Is Now Law, But Consumers Aren’t Feeling More Privacy

Research from SRAX shows 51% of active Internet users believe that their smart home devices are spying on them - despite the new California Consumer Privacy Act New research from SRAX, Inc., a digital marketing and consumer data management technology company, shows that the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) isn't delivering on its promise. SRAX's latest research shows that 51% of respondents either agree or strongly agree that "I'm worried that my smart home devices are being used to spy on me." Not only are…

Data Privacy Day: Selected Quotes and Insights from the Industry Leaders- The Conclusion

Dear readers, this is the concluding part of our Data Privacy Day coverage. We spoke to 50+ data privacy leaders, CEOs, CMOs, and research analysts to gather information about data privacy trends. Our concluding chapter on Data Privacy Data includes insights from-- Adam Solomon, CMO of Lotame Chris Babel, CEO, TrustArc Todd Tran, Chief Strategy Officer lo for Teads Vaibhav Arya, CEO of Media.net Chris Mullaney, Data Protection Officer, UJET Alex Igelsböck, CEO, Adverity Kirit Basu, Head of Product…

Lacking Final REGS, Ad Industry Urges CA AG to Delay Enforcement of New Privacy Law

4A’s, AAF, ANA, IAB, NAI Cite Uncertainty Around Open Issues in Draft Guidance, Additional Time Needed for Companies to Implement Final Regs Five of the nation’s largest advertising trade associations urged California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to delay his office’s enforcement of the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA), so thousands of covered companies have the time necessary to review and implement the final regulations effectively, once they are released by his office. The 4A’s (American Association of…

PC Matic Announces User-Data Integrity Initiative

PC Matic, the world's only 100% American-made antivirus software, reaffirmed its commitment to user-data security and announced an initiative aimed at protecting user-data collected by the company's suite of cybersecurity products PC Matic, the world's only 100% American-made antivirus software, announced a new initiative aimed at protecting user-data collected by the company's suite of cybersecurity products. Marketing Technology News: PostcardMania Now Integrated with Zapier, Launches Trigger-Based Direct Mail to Users…

UJET Furthers Its Commitment to Securing Its Customers Through Its Latest Data Protection and Privacy Certifications

Enhances its enterprise-grade security with multiple global and industry-specific security and privacy standards and regulations UJET Inc., a leading provider of customer support communications and solutions, announced the completion of its latest round of data protection and privacy certifications. In the final quarter of 2019 and the beginning of 2020, UJET furthered its commitment to securing its customers’ data throughout the communication cycle by achieving numerous security and privacy regulations such as SOC 1 Type…