The incidences of identity theft have increased substantially in the Internet age. Increasing news reports of bank/credit cards theft, assumed identity for economical and criminal activities has created a growing concern for individuals, businesses, and governments. As a result, it's become an important and urgent task for organizations to find managerial and technical solutions to combat identity fraud and theft. Solutions to identity theft problem must deal with multiple parties and coordinated efforts must be made among concerned parties. This paper is to provide a comprehensive view of identity theft issue from system planner's perspective. The roles of identity owner, issuer, checker, and protector, are examined to provide a starting point for organizational and information systems design.

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Keywords Identity theft, Information system design, Interorganizational coordination, Zachman framework
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1109/WICOM.2007.1570
Conference 2007 International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing, WiCOM 2007
Citation
Ji, S, Wang, J. (Jianquan), Min, Q. (Qingfei), & Smith-Chao, S. (Shawn). (2007). Systems plan for combating identity theft - A theoretical framework. In 2007 International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing, WiCOM 2007 (pp. 6396–6399). doi:10.1109/WICOM.2007.1570