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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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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.

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

HID

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

Cybercrime and warfare: All that matters
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: Peter Warren and Michael Streeter assess  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

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

The identity perimeter
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Bob Tarzey and Rob Bamforth, make the case for identity management and advanced single-sign-on (SSO) to help businesses and their customers and partners work in a more integrated way.
Posted: 05 Apr 2013 | Published: 05 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Underexposed risks of public Wi-Fi hotspots
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security series assess the hidden security risks of public Wi-Fi  hotspots.
Posted: 15 Mar 2013 | Published: 15 Mar 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

The Deloitte Consumer Review: A more secure customer
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from Deloitte assesses the impact of cybercrime on consumers and offers advice to businesses on how to respond.
Posted: 12 Mar 2013 | Published: 12 Mar 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Mobile Security Strategies
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: This exclusive report for Computer Weekly members explains the security risks and challenges of using mobile devices in the enterprise.
Posted: 09 Nov 2012 | Published: 09 Nov 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

The various ways to fight new and emerging cybercrime
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Cybercrime is a constant battle companies face on a daily basis. Criminal tactics in this field of crime are always changing and advancing in style. This expert E-Guide will provide new approaches to defeating the risks of cybercrime, along with keeping you updated on the various forms that can threaten your company.
Posted: 29 Nov 2011 | Published: 29 Nov 2011

SearchSecurity.com

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

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 2014
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Australia's traditional teaching pathways are struggling to produce candidates with the right skills for today's rapidly-changing cyber-security climate.
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

HID Global's ActivID® Authentication: Online Banking
sponsored by HID
WEBCAST: This short webcast highlights an authentication system with SMS ID verification and cloud-based threat detection offerings. Learn how services such as online banking can truly benefit from this system to ensure secure access to user accounts.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Premiered: Nov 15, 2013

HID

Presentation Transcript: Automating Access Certification in Just 17 Days
sponsored by Aveksa
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript describes the benefits one of your peers enjoyed after implementing a particular IAM solution which helped them automate their certification process.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 10 Aug 2012

Aveksa

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

Access Accounts More Securely with Intel® Identity Protection Technology
sponsored by Intel
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This technology brief takes a closer look at today's threat landscape and presents key findings from a recent security survey. Discover the threats your clients are most vulnerable to as well as how they can develop an effective defense strategy against them.
Posted: 03 Aug 2011 | Published: 02 Aug 2011

Intel

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
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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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