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CIMIP Sponsored Research and Reports

Identity Fraud Trends and Patterns: Building a Data-Based Foundation for Proactive Enforcement

October 2007

Funded by a grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, this project is an assessment of closed United States Secret Service cases (2000-2006) which have an identity theft/fraud component.

Establishing a National Research Agenda on Identity Management and Information Protection: Report of the CIMIP Identity Management Research Workshop

October 2007

This is a report of a two day CIMIP workshop held in July 2007, at which subject matter experts came together to present the state of the knowledge, identify the key challenges, and formulate a research agenda for the near future.

Hiding in Plain Sight

February 23, 2015

Funded by a grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, this project is an examination of characteristics of identity manipulation performed by sex offenders to obfuscate their own identities. The report also provides recommendations on how to effectively address this problem.

Previously Released White Papers

These white papers were the impetus for the creation of the Center for Identity Management and Information Protection. To access them, please click on the titles below.

The Ongoing Critical Threats Created by Identity Fraud: An Action Plan
Using Identity Authentication and Eligibility Assessment to Mitigate the Risk of Improper Payments
Identity Fraud: A Critical National and Global Threat