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Media Alert: Companies Facing More Rules for Preventing Identity Theft
Jul 17, 2008 (08:07 AM EDT)

BOSTON, July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Iron Mountain Incorporated , the global leader in information protection and storage services, will host a free Webcast on how businesses can prepare for new laws designed to protect consumers from identity theft. Effective Nov. 1, 2008, financial institutions and creditors must have a program to prevent identity theft and identify suspicious behaviors according to new Red Flag Regulations added to the FTC's Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act, or FACTA.

Charles H. Kennedy, a leading privacy and data protection expert from Morrison & Foerster will explain the legislation and how companies can comply. Records managers, compliance officers and those responsible for protecting their companies from identity thieves should attend.

WHAT: Titled "The FACTA Red Flag Regulations and Their Impact on Your Business," the Webcast will cover:

-- The Red Flag Regulations and who's affected -- Patterns, practices and activities that qualify as "red flags" -- The FTC's plans for enforcement -- How to oversee partners or service providers handling information -- Immediate steps to detecting and preventing identity theft

Attendees will receive an Iron Mountain whitepaper on the impact and ramifications of the FACTA Red Flag Regulations.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 2-3 p.m. EDT; 11-12 p.m. PDT REGISTER: PRESS CONTACT: Dan O'Neill, senior public relations manager, Iron Mountain 617-535-2966

About Iron Mountain

Iron Mountain Incorporated helps organizations around the world reduce the costs and risks associated with information protection and storage. The company offers comprehensive records management and data protection solutions, along with the expertise and experience to address complex information challenges such as rising storage costs, litigation, regulatory compliance and disaster recovery. Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain is a trusted partner to more than 100,000 corporate clients throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit the company's Web site at .

CONTACT: Dan O'Neill, senior public relations manager, Iron Mountain,,

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