Company Joins Online Trust Audit Honor Roll for Best Practices
TEMPE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LifeLock, Inc. (NYSE:LOCK) announced that it has been recognized by the
Online Trust Alliance (OTA) for its security and privacy practices and
been named to the 2015 OTA Online Trust Audit Honor Roll. Conducted
annually, the Online Trust Audit is a benchmark audit of a company’s
commitment to security, privacy and consumer protection. It recognizes
brands, websites and applications that implement security and privacy
practices to help ensure users’ data is protected.
“As consumers’ digital footprint and data is of increasing value to
cybercriminals, qualifying for the Honor Roll represents an
organization’s commitment to not only help secure their data, but to
also to embrace responsible privacy practices,” said Online Trust
Alliance Executive Director & President Craig Spiezle. “Qualifying for
the Honor Roll speaks to LifeLock’s pledge to embrace data protection
and privacy enhancing best practices.”
The Online Trust and Honor Roll Audit is a comprehensive evaluation of a
site’s and mobile applications best practices in brand and consumer
protection, security and privacy. This annual comprehensive audit
underscores the importance of continued monitoring of security and
privacy practices and the risks of becoming complacent. Now in its
seventh year, the 2015 Online Trust Audit Honor Roll expands to a
broader set of privacy and security enhancing criteria reflecting input
from over 100 companies, consumer advocates and security professionals.
LifeLock’s commitment to security and privacy
LifeLock is firmly committed to protecting its members’ information
through disciplined application of current security best practices. The
company continually invests in its people, processes and systems to
ensure its members’ data is protected against ever more complex and
pervasive threats. LifeLock uses multiple layers of security controls
and defenses designed to detect suspicious activity and block attacks.
It leverages strong encryption technology to protect personal
information and financial records and limits the information that its
member services agents have access to, including financial account and
credit card numbers.
In addition to the OTA Online Trust Audit, LifeLock is audited annually
by independent experts for PCI Level 1 Merchant and Service Provider,
SOC 2 Type 2 and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. The company performs
frequent internal audits and risk assessments that protect our members’
LifeLock carefully screens and trains all LifeLock employees to make
sure its members can feel confident in those handling their data. All
LifeLock employees must pass background checks and sign confidentiality
agreements, acceptable use policies and Information Security Policy
Agreements before they are allowed to access the company’s network.
Employees are also required to attend security awareness training and
technical security training.
LifeLock, Inc. (NYSE:LOCK) is a leading provider of proactive identity
theft protection services for consumers and consumer risk management
services for enterprises. LifeLock’s threat detection, proactive
identity alerts and comprehensive remediation services help provide
peace of mind for consumers amid the growing threat of identity theft.
Leveraging unique data, science and patented technology from ID
Analytics, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary, LifeLock offers identity
theft protection that goes significantly beyond credit monitoring. As
part of its commitment to help fight identity theft, LifeLock works to
train law enforcement and partners with a variety of non-profit
organizations to help consumers establish positive habits to combat this
Becca Youngs, +1 (480) 457-2170