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50 Ways to Protect Your Identity in a Digital Age: New Financial Threats You Need to Know and How to Avoid Them, Second Edition by Steve Weisman

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6. Technology, Business, and Government Fight Identity Theft

The low-cost availability of computer technology has made the work of identity thieves extremely easy. It seems only fair that technology might also hold the keys to winning the battle against identity theft.

High-Tech Tactics to Combat Identity Theft

More and more we are finding that just as high technology is exploited by identity thieves, it is also being used by those combatting identity theft to reduce the risk. Some of the tactics might seem like yesterday’s science fiction, but we can well expect some of yesterday’s science fiction to become the science fact of today and tomorrow to help us in the battle against identity theft.

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