Indiana University Launches Center for Applied Identity Management Research

Oct 10, 2008

Indiana University announced the creation of the Center for Applied Identity Management Research (CAIMR), a collaboration among industry, government agencies, and academic institutions, to target research to identity management challenges. Those challenges include identity theft, financial fraud, computer crime, information security, travel and immigration document fraud, and data breaches. They affect commerce, government entitlement programs, public safety, and national security. Indiana University will serve as the academic host of CAIMR. Other partners include: Cogent Systems, the Consumer Data Industry Association, Dragnet Solutions IBM, ID Experts, the Identity Theft Assistance Corp., Intersections Inc., LexisNexis, Lockheed Martin, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Visa, Wells Fargo, the University of Texas, the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Marshal Service, and the U.S. Secret Service.