Textbook Key

F: Foundations of Information Privacy and Data Protection

US: U.S. Private-sector Privacy

C: Canadian Privacy

E: European Privacy

G: U.S. Government Privacy

IT: Privacy in Information Technology

M: Privacy Program Management

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Credit Freeze

A consumer-initiated security measure which locks an individual’s data at consumer reporting agencies. Is used to prevent identity theft, as it disallows both reporting of data and issuance of new credit.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: US123