In a report of an audit of 13 IRS approved tax filing firms, Online Trust Alliance found that six of the 13 firms do not provide adequate security against cyberintrusions.

The firms, all members of the IRS’s Free File Alliance, provide free tax preparation and e-filing of approximately 100 million federal tax returns. According to

On August 11, 2015, the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) released an Internet of Things (IoT) Trust Framework (the Framework), which presents guidelines for IoT manufacturers, developers, and retailers. The Framework was designed by a group of multi-stakeholders formed in January 2015, including ADT, AVG Technologies, Microsoft, Symantec, TRUSTe, Verisign, and over 100 other IoT experts.