Government services and benefit programs have long been targets for scammers. But fraud reached new heights over the past year, as new aid programs were launched, and government agencies rushed to help residents struggling financially during the COVID-19 pandemic. This session examines how fraud is evolving, how government organizations can address these threats today and how they should prepare for challenges that lie ahead.
Jeremy Sheridan, Assistant Director, U.S. Secret Service
Kim Sutherland, Vice President, Fraud and Identity Strategy, LexisNexis® Risk Solutions
Eva Velasquez, President/CEO, Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC)
ITRC will release the findings from the 2021 Consumer Aftermath® Report: How Identity Crimes Impact Victims, their Families, Friends and Workplaces
Our 2021 victim impact study captures the emotional, physical, and lost opportunities of identity crime victimization, including a new study on the additional challenges created by the fraud during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Featuring a special panel with CEO of the ITRC, Eva Velasquez, Vice President at NCL, John Breyault, and Brandn Green, Research Scientist at DSG.
The State of Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and USPS will host a virtual workshop every day of the week, March 1-5, from 12-1 pm HST, on Teams. Join us as fraud experts share their knowledge on how we can protect ourselves from scams in the community. ITRC CEO, Eva Velasquez will present “Keep Your Identity Safe” on Tuesday, March 2, with tips on what you can do to minimize your risk for identity theft.
Get all the information and workshop links at cca.hawaii.gov/ncpw
The Predict Virtual Summit is an annual conference hosted by MediaOps (the company behind DevOps.com, Container Journal and Security Boulevard). Every year, we bring together leading minds from across the globe to share their best guesses on the future of technology as it relates to digital transformation, DevOps, cloud-native and cybersecurity.
Experts from the Identity Theft Resource Center and Grant Thorton will present their predictions for 2021 during their panel session, “Cybercriminals Relying on Poor Consumer Behavior to Fuel Identity Crime & Business Attacks.”
Data Privacy Day 2021: Data Privacy in an Era of Change presented by the National Cyber Security Alliance
Data Privacy Day 2021 will look at privacy through the lens of the various changes we’ve faced in the past year, and will not only provide a survey of the current privacy landscape, but expert insights on where we as individuals and organizations can improve.
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.
Webinar: Ripple Effects of COVID-19 Related Identity Theft & Tips to Protect Yourself in 2021 presented by ITRC & FTC
To kick off Identity Theft Awareness Week Feb 1-5, 2021, experts from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will discuss identity theft during the pandemic and steps you can take to protect yourself. We’ll explore topics including identity theft involving unemployment benefits, federal stimulus payments, Small Business Administration loans, and more.