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Upcoming cyberSAFE Webinar: Managing Online Reputation

By | August 28th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Professionals and businesses are becoming more dependent on the digital world, and managing our online reputations is an increasingly important and complex task. What you put online can impact everything from hiring decisions and employment, to a company’s reputation and security.Recognizing the importance of this topic, we’re hosting a webinar in which experts will discuss [...]

SXSW 2014 Panel Picker – That Was The Old Me: Managing Online Reputation

By | August 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|

91% of hiring managers screen the social media profiles of job candidates they are considering for hire. One in 10 job candidates have been denied a job opportunity due to a negative online reputation. Why? Companies are concerned with their employees’ online reputations now more than ever, as the actions their employees take online can [...]

Three Security Trends That Will Shape 2013

By | November 16th, 2012|Uncategorized|

This week Symantec announced their “Top 5 Security Predictions for 2013.” The company listed some interesting trends and the article definitely warrants a read-through.  This list also got us thinking about our own predictions for 2013. Here are a few we see happening: Your email address and password will become more valuable to identity thieves. Think [...]

Exchange Your PIN for Your Iris

By | October 31st, 2012|Uncategorized|

It's something you see in cartoons and science fiction movies – a character goes into a secured area and either their hand or eye is scanned to grant them access. In real life, that practice is called biometrics, or the use of personal traits such as fingerprints, hand scans, eye scans or vocal patterns to [...]

Consumer Password Habits Unveiled

By | September 25th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Did you know that nearly 90 percent of consumers feel secure with their current password management and use habits yet 61 percent of those consumers reuse passwords across multiple sites? In a world where security breaches make the headlines seemingly every day, consumers are still careless about password creation, management and security. This is an [...]

CSID at ID360

By | April 24th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Being based in Austin, we are lucky to have the University of Texas at Austin (or simply UT to us Texans) in our backyard. In addition to great education and sports programs (Hook ‘em), UT Austin is also home to the UT Center for Identity, a research group devoted to advancing identity management – a [...]

Stratfor Subcriber Support Information

By | December 30th, 2011|Uncategorized|

If you are a Stratfor subscriber who has been offered Experian's free identity protection service, you may sign up at www.experianpartnersolutions.com/stratfor.If you have questions about signing up for this service, or did not get an email with details on how to sign up, please contact Experian at support@csid.com or call one of the following numbers:Ireland: +353 01800816049United [...]

College Students Can Destroy Financial Future with Poor Choices

By | December 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|

By John Sileo, [cc id='csid'] consumer security expertCollege is the perfect period of life to begin sound financial practices including protecting privacy. Not only are college students vulnerable, but they are impressionable and well positioned to learn strong habits that will last them a lifetime. As students launch into independence, we, as parents, hope to give [...]

Tips for the Business Traveler: Part I

By | December 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|

By John Sileo, Experian consumer security expertData theft has serious implications for business travelers, including a high risk for identity theft. I have a personal experience with identity theft while traveling – it occurred during a trip to Orlando to, ironically, give a speech about avoiding identity theft. Read more about that experience in a [...]

Put Up Your Festivus Pole, Deck the Halls, Spin the Dreidel, and Avoid ID Theft

By | December 9th, 2011|Uncategorized|

The Holiday Season is finally upon us. With Chanukah beginning this week, and Christmas and New Year’s just around the corner, shopping is coming (if it hasn’t already) into full swing. As we all look forward (maybe) to spending time with family and friends, we should also be mindful of identity theft. The Holiday Season is [...]

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