Norse Brings Security Expertise to Organization Dedicated to Protecting Individuals and Organizations from Medical Identity Fraud. SAN MATEO, Calif., May 15, 2014 Norse, a leading provider of live threat intelligence-based security solutions, today announced that it is a founding member […]

MIFA founding member Experian, has released the study Risks & Rewards of Online & Mobile Health Services: Consumer Attitudes Explored, which examines consumers’ perceptions about sharing their personal information when using online health services and mobile apps. Read the full […]

MIFA Founding Member IDentity Theft 911 provides insight into medical identity theft and fraud. If recent disclosures regarding the massive wave of breaches suffered by retailing icons Target, Neiman-Marcus and Sally Beauty haven’t scared you enough, try to wrap your […]

The Medical Identity Fraud Alliance (MIFA), a public/private sector effort that acts as the intersection between industry, government and consumers announced today that Clearwater Compliance, LLC has joined the organization as a Founding Member. MIFA is focused on developing best […]

Six organizations have formed the new Medical Identity Fraud Alliance and seek other stakeholders to join them. Initial members include AARP, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Consumer Federation of America, ID Experts, Identity Theft Resource Center, and National Health […]

A Decade of Data Breach First identified as an industry issue a decade ago, data breaches are now part of the consumer vocabulary. Check out this infographic from ID Experts, A Decade of Data Breach…An Evolution. Data breaches have evolved from credit […]

First identified as an industry issue a decade ago, in 2003, data breaches are now part of the consumer vocabulary. Data breaches have evolved from credit card fraud with financial consequences to medical identity theft with life-threatening implications. According to leading industry experts, the frequency, severity, and impact of data breaches are expected to escalate, with the looming threats of organized crime, corporate espionage, and cyberterrorism. Click here to download this info graphic.

The FBI estimates that healthcare fraud is costing American taxpayers up to $234 billion annually. A stolen medical identity has a significantly higher street value than other personally identifiable information, such as a social security number.