Topic: Identity Theft

UT Austin Launches Master’s in Identity Management

May 14, 2015
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UT Austin will start a first-of-its-kind Master of Science in Identity Management and Security (MSIMS) program, welcoming its first class of students in the spring of 2016. 

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ID360 Explores Economic Impacts of Identity Theft and Fraud

May 1, 2015
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The Center for Identity at UT Austin will host ID360: The Global Forum on Identity 2015. This year’s forum will explore “The Identity Economy,” focusing on economic matters related to identity, cybersecurity and personal information. 

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Theft Researcher: Avoid Using Your Debit Card This Holiday Season

Dec. 5, 2014
Theft Researcher: Avoid Using Your Debit Card This Holiday Season

It's the holiday season, and for many of us that means shopping.

But this year, leave your debit card at home.

That's not to say you shouldn't find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. Just use a credit cardor better yet, cashto do it, if you can.

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What You Should Know About Those Apps Your Kids Want to Download

Oct. 9, 2014
What You Should Know About Those Apps Your Kids Want to Download

Gaming apps. Educational apps. Book apps. Parents have lots of categories to choose from when picking apps for kids these days, but none of these categories focuses on what parents should pay attention to most when letting their kids play and learn online: privacy.

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UT Austin Launches Identity Theft Prevention Resource, IDWise

Oct. 7, 2014

The Center for Identity at The University of Texas at Austin (UTCID) has launched IDWise, a state-funded online resource and one-stop-shop for consumer-friendly tips, articles, games and videos on how to manage and secure personal information for individuals, businesses and families.

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