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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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Increase Trust and Security with Online Customers in a Convenient, Cost-Effective Manner
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This guide highlights a secure, user-convenient and cost-effective way to protect consumer portals and mobile applications. Discover ways to silently and transparently collect data and assess risk based on factors like device ID and user behavior.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 11 Feb 2016

CA Technologies

How Can I Defend my Hybrid Enterprise From Data Breaches and Insider Threats?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to effectively manage privileged access across on-premises, cloud, and hybrid environments. Read on to find out why perimeter defenses are failing and why IAM needs to be at the forefront of your security strategy.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

CA Technologies.

Layered Security Strategies for a Mobile-First World
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This security value paper reveals strategies to keep users productive and connected, without compromising corporate security posture. Discover why an integrated approach is an effective one.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 27 Nov 2015

Microsoft

How Identity Governance Became a Key Compliance and Risk Control
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover the challenges associated with managing identity governance, including the risks cloud, BYOD, remote access, and your apps and data pose to regulatory compliance. Read on to improve your security intelligence and risk management.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Privileged Account Management Security Action Plan
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why your organization cannot continue operating without privileged account management as the risks for a crippling data breach skyrocket each day without it. View now to learn the challenges of privileged account management and what you can do to overcome them to improve security.
Posted: 08 Jan 2016 | Published: 05 Nov 2015

Thycotic

Best Practices for UNIX/LINUX Priviledged Identity and Access Management
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: On Unix/Linux OSs, the all-powerful "root" privilege is the key to your organization facing a serious breach. This white paper explores the importance of limiting access privileges and the vulnerabilities root privileges create. Read on and learn Unix/Linux OS best practices
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2015

FoxT

OPM Breach: Why Security Needs to be a Priority
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the political battle security teams are losing and why root access requirements leave your organization open to an IAM hack in this white paper. Find out how to granularly manage access accounts and control privileges across diverse operating systems.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2015

FoxT

Hacker Survey Report: The Flaws in IAM
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, examine the shocking truths about identity and access management (IAM) flaws and the war against hackers. Learn 4 steps to stronger privileged account management.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Thycotic

Securely Connecting Users to Cloud Apps with Integrated Cloud Access and Control
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This research brief discusses how to employ identity as a service (IDaaS) for single sign-on (SSO) as a means to control both on-premises and mobile user cloud app usage. Access now and learn how to apply a "detect, connect, and protect" methodology to the visibility and control requirements of a cloud access security broker (CASB) offering.
Posted: 22 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

IBM

Deliver Secure, New Business Services and Improve the Customer Experience
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses ways organizations can deliver secure, new business services with identity management in mind. By accessing, you'll find a checklist designed to help you simultaneously grow and protect your business.
Posted: 18 Dec 2015 | Published: 18 Dec 2015

CA Technologies

Better IAM Means a Better Experience
sponsored by Dashlane Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Could SSO be the key to blocking credential and identity theft? In this white paper, learn about next-gen IAM approaches to mitigate credential theft.
Posted: 25 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Dashlane 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.

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

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
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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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