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information security and privacy program management services.

My Protecting Information subscribers love the Youth Reporter
articles. I provide a sample for you

Peerlyst ranked me as 5th in their list of top 25 female Infosec
leaders to follow on Twitter!!

I've issued a new infographic to help people understand some
of the many ways in which their personal information and data
is collected each day. See my press release about the
here. Let me know your feedback!

How many times a day are you handing over your
information? Click
here for my new infographic that shows
some of the thousands of possibilities.

Tripwire's list of InfoSec's Rising Stars and Hidden Gems: The
Top 15 Educators

InformationSecurityBuzz's list of Top 25 Female Infosec
Leaders to Follow on Twitter

I was recently named a Privacy by Design Ambassador! You
can read the article

I was named in the list of Top 50 Law
Professors on Twitter!

Computerworld honored me as one of the top privacy advisers
of 2010!!  You can read the article

Read my new article about employing effective metrics to
comply with health care regulations.
Got a question? Ask me!
Click here to find out more about my new information security and privacy program management services

Information is a critical business asset, and businesses must ensure that the information
is accurate, appropriately safeguarded, available only to those authorized to use it.  
In addition to these important tasks, businesses must also address privacy and compliance
with growing numbers of worldwide laws, regulations, industry standards and contractual
I can help you accomplish these goals more easily and effectively.  I invite you to visit the
following for more information:
Please see my HIPAA compliance tools at  HIPAA Compliance.
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purchase Rebecca's publications
Encyclopedia of
Information Assurance
Managing an
Information Security
and Privacy
Awareness and
Training Program
Security Search #1: At
the Office
Protecting Information
Managing an
Information Security
and Privacy Awareness
and Training Program
Privacy Management
The Practical Guide to
HIPAA Privacy and
Security Compliance
The Privacy Papers
The Essentials Series:
IT Compliance Volume 1
Understanding Data
Protection from Four
Critical Perspectives
The Practical Guide to
Compliance &
Security Risks
The Shortcut Guide to
Improving IT Service
Support through ITIL
The Essentials
Series: IT Compliance
Volume II
IT Service
Management and
Say What You Do
The Definitive Guide to
Security Inside the

Medicine E-Learning
ranked my blog as one
of the top 50 HIPAA
Here is the

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about my Security and
Privacy: Trends, Tools and
Techniques class. Please
me to discuss
hosting this effective and
highly rated class through
your local ISSA, ISACA,
Infragard or other
professional association

Due to reported
IFRAME-injection attacks on
sites through out the Internet,
I have removed the link from
my Fun Stuff page to, one of the
affected sites.
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I am proud to announce that Oxford University Press published my paper on the
requirement for security and privacy programs to collaborate.  Click
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Disaster Resource GUIDE published my article on converging information security
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Listen To "Privacy and Security Concerns For Social Media"
I have published the 3rd quarter edition of Protecting Information Journal and the
accompanying Awareness Advisor!  The topic this quarter was "Privacy and Security Concerns
For Social Media."  You can hear the podcast (8:42min) of the feature article by clicking
Please forward the link to others to help them be more aware of how to protect their information
and privacy when using social media sites. I welcome your feedback! Find out how to subscribe
to the full set of subscription files and documents by clicking

Interview with Mari Frank on Privacy Piracy
I spoke with Mari Frank on the popular Privacy Piracy radio show on June 21st, 2010.  For an
hour we discussed why privacy breaches continue to happen and what organizations of all
sizes should do to better protect personal information and prevent breaches from happening.
You can listen to it by clicking
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I am now on the editorial board of COSE
(Computers &Security), the prestigious
journal of Technical Committee 11
(computer security) of the International
Federation for Information. The editor,
Eugene "Spaf" Spafford, personally
hand-selected me to participate on the
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