While the number of data compromises is only up slightly (12 percent increase in Q1 2021), individuals impacted is on a steep rise due to more supply chain attacks in 2021  SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2021 – Today, the Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized nonprofit organization established to support victims of identity crime, released its U.S. data breach findings for the first quarter of 2021.  According […]

The Identity, Authentication and the Road Ahead event, February 4-5 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. EST, will bring together leaders from government, industry and the nonprofit sector to tackle critical identity issues  SAN DIEGO, February 2, 2021- On February 4-5, 2021, the Better Identity Coalition, FIDO Alliance, and Identity Theft Resource Center will be hosting […]

In 2020, the number of individuals impacted by a data breach was down 66 percent from 2019; cybercriminals continue to shift away from mass attacks seeking consumer information and towards attacks aimed at businesses using stolen logins and passwords   SAN DIEGO, January 28, 2021 – Today, the Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization […]

The release of the 2020 ITRC Data Breach Report and launch of the ITRC’s data breach tracking tool supports the Data Privacy Day 2021 initiative to help build trust among consumers and promote transparency around data collection practices. SAN DIEGO, January 13, 2021- Today, the Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization […]

The Identity Theft Resource Center’s 2021 Predictions show fundamental shifts in how identity crimes are committed, what cybercriminals want, and the resources available to help victims SAN DIEGO, December 1, 2020 – The Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity crimes and compromises, has released its 2021 predictions and […]

While data breaches are down, a single ransomware attack at Blackbaud exposed information from at least 247 organizations that have issued their own breach notices  SAN DIEGO, October 14, 2020 – Today, the Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity crime, released its U.S. data breach findings for […]

This year’s initiatives highlight the importance of individuals and organizations taking actions to protect their part of cyberspace in an increasingly connected world  SAN DIEGO, October 2, 2020 – The Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity crime, has joined the growing global effort to promote awareness of online safety and privacy as part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month […]

The ITRC and local ID theft assistance coalitions will host a phone bank Sept. 28-30 toll-free at 888.400.5530 for victims of COVID-19-related scams and identity crime SAN DIEGO, September 28, 2020 – Today, the Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity crimes, is kicking off a […]

The NITVAN toolkit builds the capacity of service providers, advocates and allied professionals to better address the rights and needs of identity theft victims via coalition building SAN DIEGO, September 24, 2020 – Today, the Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity crime, and the National […]

Child Identity Theft Awareness Day is more important in 2020 than ever; parents and industry leaders are encouraged to act now SAN DIEGO, September 21, 2020 – Today, the Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity crime, and SAS®, the leader in analytics, join forces to […]