New York Stock Exchange to Host Identity Theft Training for Law Enforcement on August 16th
FBI-LEEDA, LifeLock Present Award-Winning Training
New York -- LifeLock, the industry leader in identity theft protection and the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association (FBI-LEEDA) are presenting an identity theft summit for Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement on Tuesday, August 16th. Hosted by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) the free summit will provide law enforcement officials with actual case information, along with information on various generations of identity theft, new scamming techniques and the most effective investigative strategies. More than 150 law enforcement officials representing more than 50 different agencies are registered to attend the one-day training session.
“From Main Street to Wall Street, identity theft is rampant,” said LifeLock Chairman and CEO Todd Davis. “In coordination with the New York Stock Exchange and FBI-LEEDA, we have the opportunity to shine the spotlight on this crime and present the latest technologies and investigative practices that will aid law enforcement as they work to combat the explosive misuse of identities.”
The eight-hour course will provide law enforcement participants with hands-on experience with the various tools being utilized by identity thieves. They will be able to see new techniques and demonstrations of how thieves are perpetrating this crime. Participants will hear from law enforcement officials and experts in the field of peer-to-peer networking.
Keynote speaker, Justin Feffer has been a sworn law enforcement officer in Southern California since 1988, and a California attorney since 1994. For the last 5 years, he has been investigating cyber crimes including identity theft. On behalf of FBI-LEEDA, Feffer has trained thousands of law enforcement officers throughout the United States in the investigation of identity theft.
The law enforcement training was awarded the Communitas Award in 2010 for Leadership in Community Service and Corporate Social Responsibility. Launched in 2008, the training seminars have reached more than 4,000 law enforcement officials representing more than 1,300 agencies across the nation.
“The New York Stock Exchange is proud to support LifeLock’s initiative to provide Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement with innovative tools and techniques to fight against identity theft, cyber hacking and other security threats,” said Larry Leibowitz, Chief Operating Officer, NYSE Euronext.
According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the state of New York is ranked eighth in the nation in identity theft complaints filed to the agency in 2010. In addition, the FTC shows the New York metropolitan area has filed over 63,000 identity complaints over the last three years.
Details for the All-Day Identity Theft Summit in New York, NY:
- The New York all-day summit will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on August 16th, New York Stock Exchange.
- Guests and participants will be escorted in through security check point on Broad Street and Wall Street.
- Press should arrive at the NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent located at the corner of “Exchange Place and Broad Street”.
The summit is free and open to chiefs, sheriffs, investigative supervisors, fraud unit investigators, patrol officers and community policing personnel. Officials of all experience level in investigating identity theft crimes are encouraged to attend.
In addition to the law enforcement summits, LifeLock aims to further educate consumers on identity theft and empower them to start protecting themselves from one of the nation’s fastest growing crimes by hosting numerous free educational presentations around the country. The award-winning LifeLock Speakers Series program provides attendees with a better understanding of the various risks associated with identity theft, current trends in the crime, and the diverse ways identity theft can happen.
LifeLock, Inc. is an industry leader in identity theft protection. Since 2005, LifeLock has been relentlessly protecting identities by providing consumers with the tools and confidence they need to help protect themselves from identity theft and manage their credit. The company has a strong focus on educating consumers and working with law enforcement and elected officials to better understand the increasing threats of identity theft. A multiple award-winning organization, LifeLock has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as the eighth fastest growing private company (2010), by Arizona Corporate Excellence as Arizona’s Fastest Growing Company, and by the American Business Awards as having the 2011 Costumer Service Team of the Year.
About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company’s exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext’s equities markets - the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca - represent one-third of the world’s equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world’s second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index, and is the only exchange operator in the Fortune 500. For more information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com.
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