CIMIP - Center for Identity Management and Information Protection

CIMIP IN THE NEWS



November 26, 2014

Low-tech identity theft still a worry, especially during holiday season


By Robbie Ward


Professor Donald Rebovich of CIMIP is interviewed for an article on the dangers of low tech Identity Theft. ...read full text
March 20, 2014

Me, Myself and My Stolen ID


From data breaches to drug runners—navigating the new world of identity crime


By Rafi Kohan


Last year, an identity was stolen every two seconds, according to Javelin Strategy & Research, which released its 10th annual Identity Fraud Report last month. Meanwhile, a recent report by the Bureau of Justice Statistics found that 7 percent of Americans 16 or older were victims of personal identity theft in 2012, more than twice the Federal Trade Commission’s previous estimates. ...read full text
July 25, 2012

16 percent of sex offenders nationally manipulate identities, study finds


By Joshua Rhett Miller


Roughly 92,000 of the 569,325 registered sex offenders — approximately 16 percent — are digital absconders who use techniques developed by identity thieves to alter their names, birthdays, Social Security numbers and other personal information, according to the study conducted by Utica College’s Center for Identity Management and Information Protection. ...read full text
Information Policy, Census, and National Archives Subcommittee of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee , June 17, 2009

Identity Theft: Victim’s Bill of Rights Congressional Subcommittee Hearing


The Center for Identity Management and Information Protection (CIMIP) Participates in a Congressional Subcommittee Hearing on Identity Theft Victims.


By Ingrid Norris


Donald Rebovich, Ph.D., Executive Director for the Center for Identity Management and Information Protection (CIMIP) of Utica College testified on October 17, 2009 before a U.S. Congressional Subcommittee on identity theft victimization. ...read full text
January 29, 2009

Boca Raton biometric pioneer joins with research consortium


By John Johnston, Managing Editor


A Boca Raton based fingerprint biometric identification firm has joined forces with the Utica College based Center for Identity Management and Information Protection (CIMIP) to assist in research-based projects dealing with fingerprint identification and identify theft. ...read full text
Published in Congress Arcuri Press Releases , July 10, 2008

Arcuri Secures $360,000 For Local Crime Prevention Projects



Washington, DC -- Continuing his commitment to support local law enforcement and reduce crime, U.S. Representative Michael A. Arcuri (D-Utica) announced today that he has secured $360,000 in congressionally-directed funding to fight gang activity in Oneida County and bolster Utica College's identity theft research program. ...read full text
Published in Reuters , February 28, 2008

Rebovich to Head UC's Center for Identity Management and Information Protection


Former Research Director for National White Collar Crime Center, Author, Professor Takes Helm



UTICA, N.Y., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Donald Rebovich, Ph.D., associate professor and director of economic crime undergraduate programs, has been named acting executive director of the Center for Identity Management and Information Protection of Utica College (CIMIP). ...read full text
Published in The Pioneer (Utica College Alumni Magazine), Summer 2006

Identity Crisis


As identity theft becomes a top law enforcement concern, UC launches a unique new partnership to combat this growing threat.



From somewhere in cyberspace, a skilled hacker employs sophisticated “keylogging” software to capture the keystrokes of unsuspecting consumers. Elsewhere, terrorists use stolen identities to purchase tickets on a commercial airline flight. ...read full text
Published in Identity Theft Knowledge Center, December 2007

The Keys to the Kingdom



Before four academics from upstate New York were allowed to set foot in the Secret Service’s Washington, D.C., headquarters to begin their first- of-its kind identity theft study, they had to abide by a few rules. The first: a background check. ...read full text
 

Contact Information

Center for Identity Management and
Information Protection
Dr. Donald Rebovich,
Executive Director
315.792.3231
drebovich@utica.edu
Utica College
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502