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ALSO CALLED: Security Breach, Data Theft, Data Breaches, Data Breach, Data Security Breaches
DEFINITION: Identity theft is a crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personal information, such as Social Security or driver's license numbers, in order to impersonate someone else. The information can be used to obtain credit, merchandise, and services in the name of the victim, or to provide the thief with false credentials. In addition to running up debt, an imposter might provide false identification  … 
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Identity Theft White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Strong Authentication for Secure Employee Access
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how to enable two-factor authentication to all users and resources using a single automated backend—either from the cloud or on-premises. Download now to see how your organization could benefit from strong authentication.
Posted: 20 Aug 2015 | Published: 20 Aug 2015

SafeNet, Inc.

Strong Authentication: Securing Identities and Enabling Productivity
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn how strong authentication methods like USB tokens and smart cards are helping organizations to stay ahead of the security curve.
Posted: 20 Aug 2015 | Published: 20 Aug 2015

SafeNet, Inc.

Outsmarting Hackers: Why You Need Both Strong and Risk-Based Authentication
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a layered IAM security approach incorporating both strong authentication and risk-based authentication.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

How Extended Validation SSL Brings Confidence to Online Sales and Transactions
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of increasing customer confidence in the security of online business transactions, and introduces Symantec Extended Validation SSL Certificates as a potential solution to this challenge.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Internet Trust Marks: Building Confidence and Profit Online
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how recent trends in Internet trust marks can help restore confidence in online shopping, and as concluded by at least one recent study, even induce those who do shop to spend more.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

What is an Identity Provider and Why Do I Need to Become One
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the reasons enterprises should become Identity Providers (IdPs), what becoming an IdP involves, and why you should consider automating this process as much as possible.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

SecureAuth

8 Best Practices for Securing Enterprise Data Sources and Achieving Compliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explains why organizations need to adopt a more proactive, systematic approach to securing sensitive data and addressing compliance requirements amid the digital information explosion.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jul 2013

IBM

How Controlling Access to Privileged Accounts Can Keep Insider Threat from Hurting Your Bottom Line
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access control is a necessity. Read this paper to identify a line of identity and access solutions that address these problems inside the perimeter and, ultimately, your enterprise's bottom line and reputation.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Feb 2009

BeyondTrust Corporation

Internet-Scale Identity Systems:An Overview and Comparison
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the benefits of implementing an Internet-based identity system and explores the similarities, differences and synergies among the top technologies and initiatives available.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) - the Essential Guide
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces identity federation and the predominant standard, Security Assertion Markup Language, or SAML, to a non-technical audience. Describes why standards like SAML are necessary for implementing scalable, secure federated identity across organizational boundaries. And more!
Posted: 14 Sep 2011 | Published: 14 Sep 2011

Ping Identity Corporation

SonicWALL PCI Compliance Solution Brief
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) applies to any organization that processes, transmits or stores payment card transactions or cardholder information. PCI applies not only to retailers but also to any business that accepts a single payment card transaction, no matter the size or industry.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 14 Feb 2011

SonicWALL

Protecting Commercial Online Banking Customers from Next-Generation Malware
sponsored by IronKey
WHITE PAPER: Cybercriminals are now using advanced malicious software (malware) to attack the computers of finance professionals in companies and government agencies. Read this paper now to learn how your business can stay protected from these threats.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

IronKey

Defining Identity Management
sponsored by Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document defines the components of identity management, starting with the underlying business challenges of managing user identities and entitlements across multiple systems and applications. Identity management functions are defined in the context of these challenges.
Posted: 02 Jun 2010 | Published: 02 Jun 2010

Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.

Security Threat Report: 2010
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The first decade of the 21st century saw a dramatic change in the nature of cybercrime. Hackers have evolved from teenage boys spreading graffiti for kicks and notoriety to organized, financially motivated gangs. Read this white paper for a better understanding of the history of malware and learn to craft a better, safer future for internet users.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 02 Mar 2010

Sophos, Inc.

Confidence in Commerce: Enabling e-banking and online services with two-factor authentication
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many financial organizations are looking to implement proactive security measures to combat identity theft. Strong authentication – a security method which employs the use of more than one factor to identify users accessing private networks and applications – is among today’s leading choices.
Posted: 02 Nov 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

SafeNet, Inc.

Internet-Scale Identity Systems: An Overview and Comparison
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the key initiatives for Internet-scale identity systems and explores the similarities, differences, and synergies between them.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 03 Aug 2009

Ping Identity Corporation

The business impact of data security regulations: Featuring Massachusetts
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This article discusses some aspects of a new regulation -- 201 CMR 17:00 -- and offers suggestions on how data security best practices can help with compliance. Companies should discuss the regulation in detail with their legal consul to examine how it affects their unique circumstances and the best course of action to be taken.
Posted: 11 Aug 2009 | Published: 11 Jun 2009

Sophos, Inc.

Credit Issuers: Stop Application Fraud At The Source With Device Reputation
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about new and innovative techniques and solutions can be used to combat fraud, and how you can realize a true return on investment by reducing losses from fraud exposure and increasing operational efficiency within your fraud prevention process.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

iovation, Inc.

PCI DSS Compliance in the UNIX/Linux Datacenter Environment
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to discover a solution that enables IT organizations to create a secure access control infrastructure through granular authorization and "delegation" of the UNIX/Linux root or super user password to users based on their role and duties in the organization.
Posted: 17 Feb 2009 | Published: 16 Feb 2009

BeyondTrust Corporation

Institutional Identity Theft: How the Identity Theft of Your Customers Leads to the Erosion of Your Company's Profits and Good Name
sponsored by Perimeter eSecurity
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper for a look at the real losses sustained by organizations whose customers experience identity theft and best policies, procedures, and solutions to reduce your organizations risk.
Posted: 04 Dec 2008 | Published: 04 Dec 2008

Perimeter eSecurity

VeriSign® Identity Protection Fraud Detection Service
sponsored by VeriSign EMEA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how the VeriSign® Identity Protection (VIP) Fraud Detection Service helps organizations mitigate issues related to identity theft and insider threats.
Posted: 04 Dec 2008 | Published: 13 Nov 2008

VeriSign EMEA

Making the FACTA Red Flags Rules Operational
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how technology can be leveraged to automate identity theft detection, prevention, and mitigation as part of your FACTA Red Flags compliance program.
Posted: 17 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

RSA

Controlling High Fraud Risk of International Transactions iovation Reputation Services
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Iovation has pioneered a technology for online fraud screening. This white paper examines how e-Commerce businesses can fight online fraud without turning away business based on the geographic locations of customers.
Posted: 13 Oct 2008 | Published: 01 May 2007

iovation, Inc.

Who Is Fighting Phishing: An Overview of the Phishing Lifecycle and the Entities Involved
sponsored by MarkMonitor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the lifecycle of a phishing attack and how different entities--including third-party take down services and law enforcement--are involved in the process of disabling phishing sites.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 09 Oct 2008

MarkMonitor

PCI DSS Success: Archiving Compliance and Increasing Web Application Security
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This paper elaborates on the changing nature of the PCI DDS landscape and its requirements. It also identifies applicable application network compliance solutions from Citrix Systems Inc..
Posted: 19 Sep 2008 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

Citrix
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IDENTITY THEFT DEFINITION (continued): …  to police, creating a criminal record or leaving outstanding arrest warrants for the person whose identity has been stolen. Identity theft is categorized in two ways: true name and account takeover. True name identity theft means that the thief uses personal information to open new accounts. The thief might open a new credit card account, establish cellular phone service, or open a new checking account in order to obtain blank checks. Account takeover identity theft means the imposter uses personal information to gain access to the person's existing accounts. Typically, the thief will change the … 
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