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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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Building the Business Case for Strong Authentication
sponsored by HID
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

The 7 Step Hack: Thinking Like a Cybercriminal
sponsored by Bomgar Corp.
RESOURCE: Discover how even a VPN secure network can be cracked open in 7 simple steps, leaving your enterprise at the mercy of hackers. Learn how to control, monitor, and mange access to critical systems by privileged users, including third-party vendors, without leaving yourself open to malicious activity.
Posted: 22 Nov 2016 | Published: 22 Nov 2016

Bomgar Corp.

Biometrics: A Modern Method Of Authentication
sponsored by Comarch
WHITE PAPER: Get a thorough understanding of biometrics and how it can serve as an effective method of user authentication for your organization's security strategy.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Published: 16 Nov 2016

Comarch

The Mobility Quandary: Balancing Mobile Workforce Productivity with Security
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: According to a recent report, nearly one quarter of respondent cloud- and mobile-based organizations are experiencing difficulties with identity access management (IAM.) Learn how to enforce granular access controls to tightly manage who gets access to what apps and data in a mobile environment.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

VMware

User and Entity Behavior Analytics and Adaptive Response
sponsored by Preempt Security
WHITE PAPER: The majority of confirmed data breaches involved attackers posing as legitimate users or users maliciously wielding their access. Learn how to go beyond user and entity behavior analytics with proactive measures to preempt potential insider threats or breaches.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

Preempt Security

Best Practices For Multi-Factor Authentication
sponsored by Synchronoss
WHITE PAPER: Learn how multi-factor authentication bolsters security and is exponentially more secure than passwords alone. Discover the fundamental problem with solely relying on passwords, how to choose a cloud service that meets your industry's guidelines, and more.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 25 Oct 2016

Synchronoss

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

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

85% of Customers are Dissatisfied with the Authentication Process
sponsored by NICE Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This infographic reveals what you can do to reduce the burden of authentication for your customers. Learn how to prevent fraud in your contact center, while minimizing interrogation and saving money on every call.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 Aug 2016

NICE Systems, Inc

Balancing Personalization and Trust in the Age of the Customer
sponsored by Gigya
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to not only gain access to superior data on your customer base but also utilize that data to your enterprise's greatest advantage. Find out how such an approach has driven massive increases in usable customer data for companies such as Danone and Forbes.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 20 Jul 2016

Gigya

Top Identity Governance and Administration Vendors Examined
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Gartner Magic Quadrant, you will explore the strengths of the leading IGA platforms and vendors. Access now to discover how to evaluate your needs and find which system best fits into your IAM and IGA strategy.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

IBM

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

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 and learn how to improve your security intelligence and risk management.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Cybercrime and warfare: All that matters
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: Peter Warren and Michael Streeter assessĀ  the history, scale and importance of cyber crime this chapter from their book, Cybercrime and warfare: All That Matters.
Posted: 04 Dec 2013 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

ComputerWeekly.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

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
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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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