SAN DIEGO, Calif. – August 22, 2017 – The 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. Experian and the ITRC are both committed to helping consumers become better stewards of their own sensitive […]

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.” The Company developed the paper in conjunction […]

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 […]

Update:  Subsequent to the release of the following information, two duplicate breaches were removed bringing the year-end total for 2016 to 1,091. This was due to inconsistent naming conventions used in the data breach reporting process by different sources, i.e. media, breach notification letters and/or HHS.gov.SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and SAN DIEGO – Jan. 19, 2017 – The number of […]

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 […]

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – November 17, 2016 – The 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). […]

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. This victim impact survey asks victims of identity theft, who have previously contacted the […]

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. SAN DIEGO, CA (PRWEB) JUNE 28, 2016 – Child ID Kits are recommended by law enforcement agencies and many child advocacy agencies, but including the […]

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. PrivacyStar is the only service to include […]

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), […]