Data Privacy Day is a global effort to “empower individuals and business to respect privacy, safeguard data and enable trust.”  January 28 was recognized as Data Privacy Day by S. Res. 337, 113th Cong. (2014).  Get involved by taking simple steps to safeguard your own data privacy and stay safe online., powered by the National Cyber Security Alliance, has online safety basics for keeping your data private and your identity safe. The GW Privacy Office is also sponsoring educational events on January 28 to promote data privacy.