Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day 2021

  • 28 January 2021
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Data Privacy Day 2021
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What is Data Privacy Day?

Today is Dat Privacy Day, recognized globally as a time to remind ourselves just how much data about ourselves we share and how to do it safely. Personal data has become like gold in our digital world and it belongs to YOU.

Led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), Data Privacy Day began in the United States and Canada in January 2008 as an extension of Data Protection Day in Europe. Observed annually on January 28, Data Protection Day commemorates the January 28, 1981 signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection.

Each year, data breaches continue to grow in size and scope – exposing consumers’ sensitive, personal information and businesses’ valuable data. Against this backdrop, Data Privacy Day helps spread awareness about privacy and educates citizens on how to secure their personal information. It also works to encourage businesses to be more transparent about how they collect, store and use data.

Where can I get more resources?

We’ve added a few resources below (see the attached) but also be sure to check out the National Cybersecurity Alliance website for some great info.

Where can I follow along?

Be sure to follow Webroot and #DataPrivacyDay on Twitter all day long to stay up to date with the latest.




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Thanks for the links. Never heard of data privacy day. But why isn’t it all year?