Identity Theft IFSM Teddy Hughes April 29, 2017 Identity theft and identity fraud is an illegal act with the intention of obtaining another person identity for criminal or monetary gain (www.justice.gov). The emergence of the Internet is allowing consumers to become more vulnerable to becoming victims of identity theft, (Saunders 1998). To the perpetrator their mindset is that this is a victimless crime. Nobody is getting killed, nobody is getting hurt or raped, but in fact identity theft can have a major financial setback for both the victim and the economy. Identity theft is one of the illegal activities to prevent as well as prosecute.
This form of identity theft is extremely dangerous as it could lead to entries that are not correct in the medical history of the victim. These erroneous entries can result in an inaccurate diagnosis of the victim. Synthetic Identity Theft: This is a recent form of identity theft where cyber criminals use the information they have collected from several different victims to establish a new identity. The new identity can then be used to defraud the government. Impacts of Identity theft on Individuals or organizations Financial problems: Identity theft creates financial problems for both organizations and individuals.
Do they shred any paperwork or mail containing sensitive personal information before disposing of it? If so, how is it disposed of? By and large, identity theft is a faceless crime, one that many victims can feel powerless to both prevent and prosecute. Coupled with the helplessness and emotional toll, many victims have had their relationships with family members, friends, co-workers, and even romantic partners affected by identity theft. The anguish that identity theft and fraud can cause in its victims can lead to overwhelming sadness and to some extreme cases even thought of suicide.
The use of social media makes art more accessible than ever, for both viewers and thieves. Behind the veil of an online alias, the identities of thieves are almost impossible to trace, allowing them to be held unaccountable for their actions. As artists try to find ways to protect their work, thieves continuously find ways to subvert this. Stealing art is easy, creating art is not. Unlike traditional art forgery, stealing digital art takes almost no effort.
Identity theft is a problem. It is the act of stealing one’s information, such as credit card numbers. It can go beyond credit cards, however. Criminals can steal social security numbers, medical information, information on taxes, and others. Identity theft is one of the problems in America.
Identity theft and credit card theft are big crimes and happen a lot these days. In this article there will be many ways to make sure identity theft won’t be token. Some things that will help you prevent identity theft is using strong passwords, don’t give your social security number to people if it’s not needed, and check your money you spent on your credit card often. What is identity theft? Identity theft is when your social security number, name, address, birthday, and other personal information is hacked into or stolen by a criminal.
In most of the case, if insider threat activity is being recognized and reported to management level, the insider threat can be easily interrupted or vanish. One of the reason for the insider threat activity is that no one notices what they doing or done and no or weak information security exist, if the system have a strong information security, no one will dare to commit this. Organization should practice evaluation when hiring new staff of doctor, and monitoring them when individual works is carry out, this will make e-health system more safer and reduce insider
This has many advantages with very few disadvantages. I am going to outline the various advantages in a detailed manor, but before this the minute amount of disadvantages should be addressed. The main disadvantages would be human error, for example the drugs may be left behind when the patient leaves or misplaced. Another would be that some drugs can be kept by the hospital and it can accumulate waste. Advantages Familiarity People fear change, so if the patient has their own medication, it can reduce anxiety confusion for the individual.
This, in turn, reduces the probability of using cyber in the first place. Weak states may want to invest in other ventures, rather than cyber, to be sure that they can reach the desirable end result. So the true costs of such attack have a high level uncertainty for weak actors as well, however they may not be prepared to bear the failure costs and may not have enough resources to mitigate them. Another advantage of cyber technology is that the nature of cyberspace and cyberattacks favour more an attacker. Offense is becoming easier than defense and guarantees anonymity.