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September 28, 2011

By Brian McGinley, Identity Theft 911

We have moved from being a computer-assisted society to one that is computer-dependent. Controlling that dependence is critical to maintaining a secure operation. Admittedly, that requires assistance from technical experts. But good control begins with a company’...
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September 23, 2011

By Dick Hudak, Identity Theft 911

The criminals were good. They almost got away with the most complex data breach and identity theft scam I’d seen in all my years as an FBI agent and hotel security director.

The victim was a nationally branded hotel in Annapolis, Maryland. A mob of thieves from Baltimore infiltrated the hotel in 2004. An associate...

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September 19, 2011

Foster youth are often denied access to adequate educational and residential programs that meet their unique needs within a supportive environment. The cruel and damaging effects of growing up in foster care without those needs met are staggering: high rates of young parenthood, unemployment, homelessness, inadequate health insurance, reliance on public assistance, severe mental illness and incarceration. Foster youth often emerge as young adults from our “system” without possessing the basic skills to survive. Less than 2% of Foster Youth (one twentieth of the...

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September 15, 2011

By Matt Cullina, Identity Theft 911

The Jersey Shore cast may be more relevant than you think—and i's not the way they beat up the beat, stay fresh with GTL, or liberally apply hair gel.

Experts say that most people remember passwords when they associate...

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September 12, 2011

When you hear about identity theft, you might be skeptical of just how bad it could be, or think it could never happen to you. On this week’s show, our guest Mark tells us about the nightmare that took over his life when someone stole his identity—which led to him being arrested and held overnight in jail.  He faced what seemed like an unwinnable situation...but his...

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September 7, 2011

By Brian McGinley, Identity Theft 911

In my last post, we established a foundation of control with the first seven steps to smarter security. This is the base on which we can build sound management practices,...

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