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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 Reports
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Understanding the Role of Stolen Credentials in Data Breaches
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the 2 steps of a successful credential theft, then learn about a service that fights back against both of these attack paths.
Posted: 17 Nov 2017 | Published: 17 Nov 2017

Palo Alto Networks

New Cybersecurity Regulations Adopted to Protect Financial Systems & Information
sponsored by HID Global
WHITE PAPER: According to the Symantec Internet Security Threat Report, the United States is at the top of the list for both the number of breaches by country and the number of identities stolen by country. Explore this white paper to discover how to protect your organization from data breaches.
Posted: 23 Oct 2017 | Published: 13 Oct 2017

HID Global

What is Multi-factor Authentication?
sponsored by HID Global
VIDEO: Users and passwords can be your weakest link. Watch this brief overview of multi-factor authentication to protect your company.
Posted: 19 Oct 2017 | Premiered: 19 Oct 2017

HID Global

Check Your Armor: What's Your Most Vulnerable Cybersecurity Spot?
sponsored by Simeio
WHITE PAPER: When a company experiences a data breach, hack or other compromise to infrastructure or assets, the company does not realize all of the risk mitigation steps that were overlooked. This white paper reveals a comprehensive identity checklist to ensure your company does not fall victim to a data breach in the first place.
Posted: 19 Oct 2017 | Published: 19 Oct 2017

Simeio

New Cybersecurity Regulations Adopted to Protect Financial Systems & Information
sponsored by HID Global
WHITE PAPER: According to a Symantec Internet Security Threat Report, the United States is at the top of the list for both the number of breaches by country and the number of identities stolen by country. Revealed in this white paper is an overview of the New York Cybersecurity Regulation that requires organizations to demonstrate compliance by February 2018.
Posted: 11 Oct 2017 | Published: 11 Oct 2017

HID Global

Top Trends Impacting IAM
sponsored by Simeio
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to learn how to 'win' in cybersecurity as well as prepare for the future of identity and access management.
Posted: 15 Sep 2017 | Premiered: Sep 14, 2017

Simeio

Top Trends Shaping IAM in 2017
sponsored by OneLogin
WHITE PAPER: With the 9% of their overall IT security budgets already spent on IAM, many organizations are predicted to continue investing more of their money. Discover what factors are shaping IAM for near future in this Forrester report.
Posted: 13 Jul 2017 | Published: 21 Nov 2016

OneLogin

Single Secure Credential to Access Facilities and IT Resources
sponsored by HID Global
WHITE PAPER: Securing your premises can be just as important as securing your network. Access this white paper to learn how your organization can improve their security posture with advanced identity and access management.
Posted: 22 Mar 2017 | Published: 22 Mar 2017

HID Global

Building the Business Case for Strong Authentication
sponsored by HID Global
WHITE PAPER: With more than 1 billion mobile banking users last year, the need for mobile banking security improvement is only getting more dire every year.Learn how authentication in online banking has changed and what factors you should look for to balance security and convenience.
Posted: 29 Nov 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016

HID Global

5 Steps to Raising Ransomware Resistance
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This TechGuide explores the nature of the threat and the latest ransomware trends. It outlines several steps information security pros should take in order to heighten their organization's resistance and prevent ransomware attacks.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

SearchSecurity.com

State of PAM 2016
sponsored by Thycotic
ANALYST REPORT: In this report, discover the top privileged account management (PAM) security challenges drawn from the Thycotic Privileged Password Vulnerability Benchmark survey. Learn key statistics and insights, such as: 80% consider PAM a high priority, 52% received a failing grade in providing PAM, and more.
Posted: 14 Jul 2016 | Published: 14 Jul 2016

Thycotic

Norton Cyber Security Insights Report
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: This report examines consumers' online behaviours, attitudes and security habits alongside the dangers and financial cost of cyber crime
Posted: 16 Feb 2016 | Published: 16 Feb 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Going Beyond Basic IAM: Protecting Identities with a Risk-Based Approach
sponsored by HID Global
VIDEO: This brief video explores two-factor authentication(2FA) to enhance IAM strategies.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Premiered: 31 May 2013

HID Global

Moving from Simple Authentication to Identity Assurance
sponsored by RSA
VIDEO: Learn how to take your IAM to the next level, moving from simple authentication (such as static one-time passwords) to the concept of identity assurance.
Posted: 30 Jan 2017 | Premiered: 27 Jan 2017

RSA

What to Look for in Web Fraud Detection Systems
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: In this TechTarget Buyer's Guide readers will learn the key features of a Web fraud detection product and how to choose the best product for their company.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

SearchSecurity.com

Time for an IAM Overhaul
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: IAM security policies must take into account the latest technology developments, especially cloud and the Internet of Things. Access this three-part technical guide to gain valuable information on IAM strategy in the face of rapidly evolving technology.
Posted: 19 Aug 2016 | Published: 19 Aug 2016

SearchSecurity.com

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.

Information Security Asean November 2015
sponsored by TechTarget ANZ
EZINE: The cover story looks at the cyber crime landscape in Singapore and what organisations in the city state are doing to combat it
Posted: 09 Nov 2015 | Published: 09 Nov 2015


Information Security ASEAN March 2015
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Organizations are faced with the double challenge of having to secure a growing volume of endpoints, and dealing with an increasing number of security threats.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2015

SearchSecurity.com

Information Security ANZ March 2015
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Experts at Dell and Dimension data in Australia discuss the challenge of securing the end point.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2015

SearchSecurity.com

How Extended Validation SSL Brings Confidence to Online Sales and Transactions
sponsored by Symantec Website Security Solutions
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 Website Security Solutions

Internet Trust Marks: Building Confidence and Profit Online
sponsored by Symantec Website Security Solutions
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 Website Security Solutions

What to Look for in Web Application Firewall Products
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: In this buyer's guide, experts explain how a WAF works, describe the features that different WAFs possess, and reveal how to weight these factors in selecting the right WAF to protect your enterprise's sensitive data.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Information Security ANZ November
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: In this expert e-zine, learn how industry leaders like Symantec, CSC and BAE Systems are expanding Australian facilities and working to stake their claim in the face of rising threats and a diminishing skills-base. Additionally, learn about operational challenges as cyber security gets "censored" and how open source security needs serious help.
Posted: 03 Nov 2014 | Published: 03 Nov 2014

SearchSecurity.com

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
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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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