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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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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

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
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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
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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

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 and Trust: The Backbone of Doing Business Over the Internet
sponsored by Symantec Website Security Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Carefully managing consumers' sensitive information is an essential part of online transactions. This informative resource helps you learn how you can gain the trust of your customers and keep their valuable information safe.
Posted: 25 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jul 2012

Symantec Website Security Solutions

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

E-Guide: Basic Techniques to Prevent Identity Theft and Cybercrime
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
EGUIDE: When it comes to cybercrime, identity theft techniques often vary from the technical -- computer forensics -- to the old-school -- calling victims to gather personal information. In this guide, our expert covers basic techniques to prevent identity theft.
Posted: 13 Dec 2010 | Published: 10 Dec 2010

ArcSight, an HP Company

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

Basic Building Blocks: Preparing for PCI DSS 2.0
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WEBCAST: With their own reputation and brands at risk, merchants and service providers must secure applications from potential vulnerabilities to comply with PCI DSS standards.
Posted: 04 Oct 2010 | Premiered: Oct 4, 2010

Veracode, Inc.

E-Book: Red Flag Rules Compliance
sponsored by Gemalto
EBOOK: SearchFinancialSecurity.com presents a comprehensive guide to Red Flag Rules compliance. Our experts cover all the angles with authoritative technical advice on: using a risk-based approach for compliance; specific examples of red flags; clarification of the guidance; and what industry organizations are doing to help victims.
Posted: 09 Sep 2010 | Published: 09 Sep 2010

Gemalto

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 UK
ANALYST REPORT: 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 organised, 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: 25 May 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

Sophos UK

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.

Case Study: Data Solutions, Inc. Protects its Clients with Panda Cloud Office Protection
sponsored by Panda Security
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how Data Solutions, Inc. gained the ability to handle remote management from a single point, to handle remote installation and management of all clients, to reduce service management operating costs, and to prevent identity theft by implementing Panda Cloud Office Protection.
Posted: 03 Dec 2009 | Published: 20 Nov 2009

Panda Security

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.

Data Breaches in the US
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Learn the specifics of how, what and when data breaches occur in the United States by viewing this sales tool. Discover how much data was compromised by lost backup tapes, computer theft and lockbox theft from various organizations like health insurance companies, banks and federal departments.
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Quantum Corporation

Pocket E-Guide: Data Breach Dangers -- Learn to How to Protect Data and Lower Security Spending
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Information security is important, but justifying increased security spending isn't. Even though important factors such as stock performance and customer loyalty are directly affected by security breaches. This E-Guide outlines three specific actions for your company to take in order to protect and promote brand trust by preventing data breaches.
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 | Published: 08 Oct 2009

IBM

E-Book - Online Fraud: Mitigation and Detection to Reduce the Threat of Online Crime
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: As our economy struggles to regain its footing, online fraud is more prevalent than ever. In this E-Book, experts reveal a model for common fraud and present tips on easing fraud pains. Also, find out how financial fraud affects consumer bank behavior. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 01 Oct 2009 | Published: 31 Aug 2009

SearchSecurity.com

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
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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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