SOURCE: MyPublicInfo

April 03, 2007 06:00 ET

Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. Offers IdentitySweep to Members

RIMS Offers Leading-Edge Identity Theft Protection Created by MyPublicInfo to 10,000 Risk Professionals

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 3, 2007 -- The Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) announced that it will offer the MyPublicInfo, Inc. signature identity theft prevention service, IdentitySweep, as a discounted special benefit to RIMS members. IdentitySweep uses identity scoring, an innovative new method of fraud prevention, to search databases and chat rooms for Social Security numbers, debit card numbers, credit card numbers and other consumer information that may be hacked, stolen, or breached.

"As risk management professionals, our members take identity theft very seriously and we are enthusiastic about adding an identity theft prevention tool to the group of benefits that RIMS membership offers," says Joseph Restoule, RIMS secretary and member of the board of directors. "MyPublicInfo's innovative technology will play a significant role in helping deliver an important resource to the risk management community."

IdentitySweep is a real-time identity theft protection solution for the average consumer. The service empowers users to proactively protect their data and avert identity crimes through innovative software tools that "sweep" the Internet for personal information. Says Dr. Harold Kraft, CEO and founder of MyPublicInfo and identity scoring expert, "We are extremely excited about the opportunity to provide IdentitySweep to RIMS. Many of the RIMS members represent the risk managers for 80 percent of Fortune 1000 companies. The Society's member organizations include more than 70 percent of U.S. and Canadian companies with 10,000 or more employees."

IdentitySweep is available to RIMS members at www.mypublicinfo.com/RIMS.

About the Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc.

The Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the practice of risk management, a professional discipline that protects physical, financial and human resources. Founded in 1950, RIMS represents nearly 4,000 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable, and governmental entities. The Society serves more than 10,000 risk management professionals around the world. For more information, visit www.RIMS.org.

About MyPublicInfo

MyPublicInfo, Inc. was founded in Arlington, Virginia in 2004 and is the leading provider of consumer identity scoring and identity management services. MyPublicInfo sells the most comprehensive consumer products available through its Web sites, www.IdentitySweep.com and www.MyPublicInfo.com, as well as other marketing channels. For more information or orders, please go to www.MyPublicInfo.com.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:

    Felicia Messimer
    Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc.
    212-655-6059
    Email Contact

    Xenia von Wedel
    Jennifer Tartaglione
    Terpin Communications Group
    310-821-6100 ext. 109
    Email Contact