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Draft Identity Theft Prevention Program


TBR Polocy 4:01:05:60 Identity Theft Prevention Policy

Detailed Definitions for Red Flag



Identity Theft

Fraud committed or attempted using the identifying information of another person without authority.

Covered Account

Any account that involves or is designated to permit multiple payments or transactions; or

Any other account maintained by the Institution for which there is a reasonably foreseeable risk of identity theft to students, faculty, staff or other applicable constituents, or for which there is a reasonably foreseeable risk to the safety or soundness of the Institution from identity theft, including financial, operational, compliance, reputation or litigation risks.

Red Flag

A pattern, practice or specific activity that indicates the possible existence of identity theft

Personally Identifying Information (Mouse over definitions to see examples of each)

Personal Information

Credit Card or other accounts information

Tax identification numbers

Payroll Information

Medical Information

Government issued identification numbers

Confidential Data

Information that the College is under legal or contractual obligation to protect.

Need to Know

Authorization given to a user for whom access to the information is necessary for the conduct of one's official duties and job functions as approved by the employee's supervisor.

Public Record

A record or data item that any entity, either internal or external to the College, can access.


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