"The education sector contains particularly vulnerable users who require special privacy protection."

- Jeff Gould, Peerstone Research

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"BYOD blurs the already-gray line defining privacy expectations for Federal government employees."

- Julie Anderson, Civitas Group

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"We had an unmatched opportunity to bring together a group of cyber experts to address the threats our departments and agencies face every day"

- Karen Evans, KE&T Partners

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"Are stronger laws and more robust enforcement actions required to protect users from companies that put profits ahead of privacy?"

- Bradley Shear, Law Office of Bradley S. Shear

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Students Are Not Products!

SafeGov launches new portal with guidance for parents, school officials and policy makers to help protect student privacy.

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