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

September 2017 News Archive

Bloomberg , September 25, 2017

Equifax's Massive Hack Has a Tiny Silver Lining

By Suzanne Woolley

More employees are likely to see a timely new offering when they choose their benefits in a month or so--identity-theft protection. About 35 percent of companies offered it in 2015, global advisory firm Willis Towers Watson has reported, and 70 percent have said it could be on their benefits menu by 2018. full article

"I am you": Hear hacker's threats to victim of identity theft

Americans have been scrambling for weeks to protect their credit reports after Equifax revealed it had been hacked, leaving 143 million vulnerable to identity theft. So, what happens if thieves get hold of your personal information? full article

CNN Money , September 19, 2017

Americans are worried about the Equifax hack. They're just not doing much about it.

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner

A poll conducted by research firm SSRS asked American consumers if they'd heard about the breach and how concerned they were that their sensitive information might have been stolen. full article

Equifax , September 15, 2017

Equifax Releases Details on Cybersecurity Incident

As part of the company's ongoing review of the cybersecurity incident announced September 7, 2017, Equifax Inc. today made personnel changes and released additional information regarding its preliminary findings about the incident. full article