DigiCert, Inc. will be sponsoring fifth annual OTA Forum this week in Washington, DC
LINDON, UT (September 21, 2010) – DigiCert, Inc., a leading provider of Authentication & Encryption services, is sponsoring the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) Online Trust and Cybersecurity Forum on September 22-24 at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
DigiCert is proud to be a Steering Committee member of the OTA, whose global mission is to create trust in the online community by addressing cybersecurity issues that affect both consumers and businesses. The OTA’s strategy to accomplish this mission includes developing principles and guidelines that increase trust, monitoring the adoption of those established principles, and educating the industry about cybersecurity issues.
This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Online Trust and Cybersecurity Forum and the event will highlight ways to maintain consumer trust by protecting brand reputation and preventing data from being exploited. The keynote speaker will be Greg Link, the President and Co-Founder of the Global Speed of Trust Practice, who will focus on the principles found in Stephen M.R. Covey’s bestseller, The Speed of Trust. As Covey’s business partner, Link is an expert on the subject in addition to being a well-known business leader and advisor. Other notable speakers and attendees include U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Gary Locke, Cliff Stearns of the U.S. House of Representatives, Chief Technical Officer of Symantec, Mark Bregman, and President of the Interactive Advertising Bureau, Randall Rothenberg.
“We are very excited about this year’s Forum as it will include the most impressive collection of cybersecurity, privacy, public policy, and marketing experts assembled to date,” says Craig Spiezle, Executive Director, Founder, and CEO of the OTA. “DigiCert’s leadership and commitment to consumer service is invaluable to our efforts to restore online trust and confidence.”
DigiCert is pleased to be both a Gold Sponsor of the Forum and a member of the OTA Steering Committee. Along with the OTA, DigiCert believes strongly in increasing consumer education and has shared a free phishing white paper with the OTA and its members.