Protecting Companies from Identity Theft

Organizations must think company-wide and across public/private barriers to prevent data breaches

**Special thanks to Dick Lefler, managing partner of the Business Security Advisory Group, former CSO of American Express and faculty emeritus of the Security Executive Council, for sharing his insights and resources for the development of this article.

Marleah Blades is Senior Editor for the Security Executive Council. Prior to joining the Security Executive Council she served for six years as managing editor of Security Technology & Design magazine. For information about the Security Executive Council, visit