Summary: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM
SECTION: General Administration NUMBER: 01.C.14
AREA: Risk Management
SUBJECT: Identity Theft
May 31, 2009 Page 1 of 2
This policy establishes an Identity Theft Prevention Program designed to detect, prevent
and mitigate identity theft in connection with a covered account and to provide continued
administration of the Program in compliance with the Federal Trade Commission's
(FTC) Red Flags Rule, which implements Sections 114 and 315 of the Fair and Accurate
Credit Transaction Act of 2003.
Each component university shall develop policies and procedures to implement an
Identity Theft Prevention Program tailored to its size, complexity and nature of its
operation designed to detect, prevent and mitigate identity theft in accordance with
Sections 114 and 315 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act of 2003.
3.1. Identity Theft a fraud committed or attempted using the identifying information
of another person without authority.