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2014-09-24 08:31:28

Findings show that while companies are more aware and taking initial steps to prepare, they are not fully practiced and confident in their data breach response COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian Data Breach Resolution, a leader in helping businesses plan for and mitigate consumer risk following data breach incidents, released a new study with the Ponemon Institute on data breach preparedness. The second annual study, Is Your Company Ready for a Big Data Breach?, found...

2014-09-24 08:24:36

LANCASTER, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CIC, the nation's premier tenant screening provider, and the National Consumer Reporting Association are pleased to provide consumer benefits through NXG Strategies, LLC's Fraud-Defender, a fully managed fraud research, remediation and recovery system. By including Fraud-Defender in each rental application, apartment communities distinguish themselves by protecting their applicants and enticing qualified renters. Photo -...

2014-09-17 08:36:56

ID360 to provide prevention and identity recovery services to union members and their families ROCHELLE PARK, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Labor Alliance of Health Care Coalitions has selected ID360 as a partner and service provider for its union members. ID360 provides prevention and identity recovery services to union members and their families. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146552 The partnership will give union members resources to...

2014-09-16 08:27:54

Trend Micro Security 2015 supports multiple devices across all platforms to improve consumer security and privacy DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global developer of security software, has released the most comprehensive security solution available that offers protection from cyber threats for PC, Mac, Android and now iOS platforms. Trend Micro(TM) Security 2015 is an all-in-one consumer solution that helps resolve both security and...

2014-09-11 23:01:56

Following contact from Congressman Bob Gibbs’ Office and a two-hour meeting with Congressional Field Representative and District Director Darrell Kick, SubscriberWise president and founder David E. Howe offers to the nation The SubscriberWise Child Identity Protection Act. Massillon, OH (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 SubscriberWise®, the leading provider of analytics driven subscriber decision management technology and the nation’s first and largest issuing consumer reporting agency...

2014-09-11 08:33:09

Company Calls for Increased Federal Government Involvement DENVER, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While cyber thieves continue to breach major corporations such as JP Morgan and, just last week, the Salvation Army and Home Depot, Americans still seem to be unconcerned about the growing cyber crisis, according to the quarterly survey released today by Denver-based idRADAR Inc. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140910/145312 73 percent said they did not do anything to...

2014-09-09 23:00:53

Students out on their own for the first time are at a high risk for identity theft. It's important to warn them of the risks and to take extra precautions to keep their private information private. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 According a consumer alert at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, identity theft is a growing problem in the United States, leaving many Americans in debt due to stolen funds. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the...

2014-09-08 20:24:29

Hotel Guests are Encouraged to Review Payment Card Statements SAN DIEGO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bartell Hotels, owner of premier family hotels in the San Diego area, today confirmed a data security incident which may involve certain credit and debit card data, including individuals' names, payment card numbers and card expiration dates. Bartell Hotels is encouraging individuals who visited five of its hotels and used payment cards for lodging, food and beverage, or retail...

2014-09-08 20:24:23

A long list of features, including credit report alerts from all three bureaus, make this premium version of ProtectMyID® the best value available COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Another retail mega breach, followed by more uncertainty about what happens next, has prompted Experian, the global information services company, to offer its premium product for the next 30 days at more than 90 percent savings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/144164 Experian will...

2014-09-05 08:21:58

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, September 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE FN Media Group, LLC


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