Risk Management, Identity and Access, Threats, Cybercrime

Fraud and security departments converge on battle against ‘synthetic identities’

May 27, 2021
Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen, who also served as chair of the Federal Reserve under the Obama administration, speaks during a daily news briefing May 7, in Washington, DC. The Fed recently produced a formal definition for synthetic identity fraud. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Jill Aitoro

SC Media Editor in Chief Jill Aitoro has 20 years of experience editing and reporting on technology, business and policy. She also serves as editorial director at SC Media’s parent company, CyberRisk Alliance. Prior to joining CRA, she worked at Sightline Media as editor of Defense News and executive editor of the Business-to-Government Group. She previously worked at Washington Business Journal and Nextgov, covering federal technology, contracting and policy, as well as CMP Media’s VARBusiness and CRN and Penton Media’s iSeries News.

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