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Public Event: Exploring Privacy: A Roundtable Series
March 17, 2010
The Federal Trade Commission will host a series of day-long public roundtable discussions to explore the privacy challenges posed by the vast array of 21st century technology and business practices that collect and use consumer data. Such practices include social networking, cloud computing, online...
Public Event: Security in Numbers: SSNs and ID Theft
December 10, 2007
The FTC hosted a public workshop, "Security in Numbers: SSNs and ID Theft," to explore the uses of Social Security numbers in the private sector and the role of SSNs in identity theft. This workshop continues the work of the President's Identity Theft Task Force, and, in particular, its...
Public Event: Proof Positive: New Directions for ID Authentication
April 23, 2007
The FTC hosted a public workshop to explore the role of authentication processes in preventing identity theft. The workshop provided a forum for discussion among public sector, private sector, and consumer representatives about better ways to authenticate the identities of individuals. It focused...
Rule Summary: The Fair Credit Reporting Act: Identity Theft Rules