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Eva Velasquez, CEO and President of the ITRC, Wins Stevie® Award In 2016 Stevie Awards for Women In Business

Women Around the World Recognized at Event in New York City

SAN DIEGO, Calif – November 21, 2016 – Eva Velasquez, CEO and president of the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity theft, has been named the winner of a Bronze Level Stevie® Award in the Female Executive of the Year – Government or Non-Profit category in the 13th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

Identity Theft Resource Center Receives Grant to Further Combat Identity Theft across the Nation 

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – November 17, 2016The Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity theft, today announced it is a proud recipient of the National Identity Theft Victims Assistance Network (NITVAN) grant awarded from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC). 

Identity Theft Resource Center Survey Reveals Additional Hardships Beyond Financial Burden

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - October 17, 2016 - The Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity theft, today released its annual Identity Theft: The Aftermath 2016 report that explores the impact of identity theft victimization.

Identity Theft Resource Center and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Releases Alert to Warn Parents about Child ID Kit Scams

The organizations want parents to have the knowledge to be able to choose a proper service for their child’s ID Kit without putting their child at additional risk for identity theft.

First Orion and Identity Theft Resource Center Partner to Support Phone Scam Victims

SAN DIEGO and LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and First Orion today announced users of the PrivacyStar app and applications powered by the PrivacyStar service will have immediate and direct access to free victim assistance should a fraud or identity theft attempt occur.

New ITRC Mobile App Puts Expert Identity Theft Help at Your Fingertips: ITRC ID Theft Help app available for Android and iOS to offer immediate no-cost victim support and assistance.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – September 14, 2015 – The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) released a free mobile app on September 14, 2015 which is now available for download on Android and iOS devices. The ID Theft Help app, which was funded by a grant from the Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), offers resources for victims including direct links to victim advisors, all free of charge to consumers. The app also offers educational tools for consumers wanting to protect themselves against identity theft.

ITRC Breach List Surpasses More than 5,000 Reported Breaches and 675 Million Records Exposed Since 2005

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – January 12, 2015 – The number of U.S. data breaches tracked in 2014 hit a record high of 783 in 2014, according to a recent report released by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and sponsored by IDT911.  This represents a substantial hike of 27.5 percent over the number of breaches reported in 2013 and a significant increase of 18.3 percent over the previous high of 662 breaches tracked in 2010.  The number of U.S. data breach incidents tracked since 2005 also hit a milestone of 5,029 reported data breach incidents, involving more than 675 million estimated records.

 

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