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DEFINITION: FACTA (Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act) is an amendment to FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act ) that was added, primarily, to protect consumers from identity theft. The Act stipulates requirements for information privacy, accuracy and disposal and limits the ways consumer information can be shared.Here are a few of the more prominent details of FACTA:The three major credit reporting agencies  … 
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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

An Introduction to Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) & Internet Single Sign-On
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
VIDEOCAST: Check out this videocast to learn about Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML): what it is, how it works, and why it's important.
Posted: 11 Aug 2009 | Premiered: Aug 11, 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.

Entraction Uses Device Reputation to Carry Out "Zero Tolerance" for Fraud
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Entraction has no reservations about the effectiveness and efficiencies that are possible using device fingerprinting paired with device reputation; this is real data pulled from the user's computer, coupled with fact-based evidence of fraud from that computer's past. Read this case study to learn about how Entraction is fighting fraud.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

iovation, Inc.

Data Breach Case Study: Heartland Payment Systems
sponsored by Sourcefire
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how Sourcefire's solutions can help top credit and debit card processors, as well as companies completing far fewer online transactions, in protecting sensitive customer data from cybercriminals.
Posted: 18 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2009

Sourcefire

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

Presentation Transcript: Phishing and the Underground Economy
sponsored by MarkMonitor
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This document describes the risks of the new Underground Economy, phishing types, malware and how to combat phishing exploitation.
Posted: 06 Jan 2009 | Published: 06 Jan 2009

MarkMonitor

Institutional Identity Theft: How the Identity Theft of Your Customers Leads to the Erosion of Your Company's Profits and Good Name
sponsored by Perimeter eSecurity
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper for a look at the real losses sustained by organizations whose customers experience identity theft and best policies, procedures, and solutions to reduce your organizations risk.
Posted: 04 Dec 2008 | Published: 04 Dec 2008

Perimeter eSecurity

VeriSign® Identity Protection Fraud Detection Service
sponsored by VeriSign EMEA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how the VeriSign® Identity Protection (VIP) Fraud Detection Service helps organizations mitigate issues related to identity theft and insider threats.
Posted: 04 Dec 2008 | Published: 13 Nov 2008

VeriSign EMEA

Making the FACTA Red Flags Rules Operational
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how technology can be leveraged to automate identity theft detection, prevention, and mitigation as part of your FACTA Red Flags compliance program.
Posted: 17 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

RSA

Controlling High Fraud Risk of International Transactions iovation Reputation Services
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Iovation has pioneered a technology for online fraud screening. This white paper examines how e-Commerce businesses can fight online fraud without turning away business based on the geographic locations of customers.
Posted: 13 Oct 2008 | Published: 01 May 2007

iovation, Inc.

Who Is Fighting Phishing: An Overview of the Phishing Lifecycle and the Entities Involved
sponsored by MarkMonitor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the lifecycle of a phishing attack and how different entities--including third-party take down services and law enforcement--are involved in the process of disabling phishing sites.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 09 Oct 2008

MarkMonitor

PCI DSS Success: Archiving Compliance and Increasing Web Application Availability
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This paper elaborates on the changing nature of the PCI DDS landscape and its requirements. It also identifies applicable application network compliance solutions from Citrix Systems Inc..
Posted: 19 Sep 2008 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

Citrix

Methods, Motivations, and Mitigation of Insider Threats
sponsored by VeriSign, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a closer look at the real impact of insider threats. From the motives and means, to types of insider attacks and best practices, learn more about how this complicated criminal behavior is impacting enterprise today.
Posted: 28 Nov 2007 | Published: 13 Feb 2007

VeriSign, Inc
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IDENTITY THEFT DEFINITION (continued): …  are required to provide consumers' credit reports to the consumer, without charge.Consumers can place an alert message on their files if they suspect they have been victims of fraud.Systems that print payment card receipts must employ PAN truncation (personal account number truncation) so that the consumer's full account number is not viewable on the slip.According to a 2005 provision, any employer who maintains an employee's personal information must destroy that data before disposal.Getting started with FACTA To explore how the FACTA is used in the enterprise, here are some additional resources: … 
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