Scoring to Combat Identity Theft

Collins, Jim
August 2008
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Aug2008, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p64
Trade Publication
The article focuses on combating identity theft in the U.S. It states that a study conducted by Gartner Research, an information technology research company, revealed that identity scoring and monitoring are more effective than credit report monitoring to watch for potential fraudulent activity. The firm defines identity scoring as scoring the behavior of an identity's or a criminal ring's activities over time and across enterprises.


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