Identity Theft Resource Center and Synchrony Financial Announce Sponsorship to Help Reduce Identity Theft Nationwide

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – December 7, 2017 – The Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity theft, today announced a collaborative sponsorship with Synchrony Financial, one of the nation’s premier consumer financial services company, to increase awareness and foster further education around identity theft and related topics. 

Identity Theft Resource Center Names Recipients of Awards under the National Identity Theft Victims Assistance Network Expansion (NITVAN II) 

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – October 20, 2017The Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity theft, today announced six sub-grantees have been competitively selected to lead new coalitions

New ITRC Aftermath Survey Uncovers the Strong Emotional Toll Identity Theft Plays on its Victims

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – October 2, 2017The Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity theft, today released its Identity Theft: The Aftermath 2017 report that explores the impact of identity theft victimization.

Identity Theft Resource Center Launches #FreeFromAll3 Campaign to Help Consumers Protect Their Identities 

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – September 18, 2017The Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity theft, today announced a new campaign pushing for free credit freezes for consumers.

GGA and ITRC Publish White Paper On Employer Obligations For Data Protection

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Generali Global Assistance ("The Company"), a leader in the assistance industry since its founding in 1963 and part of the global Generali Group, and the developer of a proprietary and innovative identity protection platform,  today published a white paper titled, "Data Protection: Employer Obligations and Motivations." 

Identity Theft Resource Center and Experian Join Forces to Help Fight Identity Theft 

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – August 22, 2017The Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity theft, today announced a partnership with Experian®, a leading global information services company, to further enhance consumer education. 

At Mid-Year, U.S. Data Breaches Increase at Record Pace

SAN DIEGO and PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of U.S. data breaches tracked through June 30, 2017 hit a half-year record high of 791, according to recent numbers released by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and CyberScout. This represents a significant jump of 29 percent over 2016 figures during the same time period. At this pace, ITRC anticipates that the number of breaches could reach 1,500 in 2017, a 37 percent annual increase over 2016, when breaches reached an all-time record high of 1,093.

 

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