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There is currently an alarming lack of RFID education out there, and information about the dangers presented by it. Thus, we here at Identity Stronghold have made it our goal to help to educate consumers throughout the U.S. and Canada about RFID protection. You probably don’t know it, but someone within your immediate vicinity could be tracking and stealing valuable information about you, such as your credit card numbers and passport information, all with a simple RFID reader. Yet how are you to know this without in-depth study into this issue? Well, we’ve provided you with all of the information you need to educate yourself on RFID. Currently, there are over 6000 web articles on our company and the RFID education and protection services that we provide. Simply do a simple Google search using the term “Walt Augustinowicz Electronic Pickpocketing” and a wealth of useful information is right at your fingertips.

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We’ve also taken to the airwaves in nearly every major media market in North America spreading the word about the importance of RFID education and protection. Our advertising and educational information has been aired by over 100 TV stations around the world. You can easily view any of those presentations by clicking on the “ID Stronghold” link in the box below. This will take you directly to our YouTube channel where many of these programs have been posted. Do you want to stay up to date with all of the latest information relevant to RFID? Just subscribe to our YouTube channel, and you’ll be alerted to any updates and programs that we post.

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WLWT NBC 5 Cincinnati

WOIO CBS Cleveland

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WINK CBS 11 Ft Myers

Nevada Attorney General’s Office Alerts Consumers To Beware Of Electronic Pickpocketing

Englewood, Fla. March 6-12, 2011— The Nevada Attorney General’s Office is issuing a series of daily consumer advisories as part of the 13th Annual National Consumer Protection Week. Las Vegas- Consumers should be aware that criminals can steal your credit card, debit card, passport and other valuable information without even touching your wallet or purse. This crime is referred to as “electronic pickpocketing”. The technology used to perform this type of theft is called radio frequency identification or “RFID”.

Documents Reveal Credit Card Company Knew of ‘Electronic Pickpocketing’ Risk

Englewood, Fla. March 8, 2011— Documents Reveal Credit Card Company Knew of ‘Electronic Pickpocketing’ Risk Documents recently uncovered at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office show that at least one credit card company knew in advance that the contactless cards containing RFID chips they issued to millions of Americans are easily susceptible to electronic pickpocketing, despite the industry's repeated public claims to the contrary

Major Credit and Debit Card Companies Issuing Cards with Security Risks: Identity Stronghold

Millions Currently Vulnerable to New Form of Easy, Untraceable Identity Theft

Englewood, Fla. Sept. 13, 2010— Major credit card companies have issued millions of cards to Americans containing radio antennae that enable a growing league of identity thieves to steal their personal and financial information from a distance, Identity Stronghold announced today during the launch of its information campaign to raise awareness about the risks to personal and homeland security posed by the radio frequency identification (RFID) technology embedded in many credit, debit and ID cards.

Protection from "WAR CLONING"

There are numerous recent news reports about passport card cloning or “war cloning”. The reports describe how a security researcher mounted an RFID reader and antenna in his car and drove around San Francisco capturing via radio waves the ID codes of several people’s passport cards and enhanced drivers licenses. This is definitely a security and privacy issue. What many do not know is that federal and state officials were aware of this possibility.

Identity Stronghold Products Featured Prominently in the Movie “The Day The Earth Stood Still”

RFID Shielding Secure Badgeholders® from Identity Stronghold worn by many characters and featured throughout the blockbuster movie.

Identity Stronghold Secure Badgeholder® featured in The Day the Earth Stood Still
(Image courtesy of 20th Century Fox and Fox Movies)

Identity Stronghold to supply GSA as part of winning EDS team

Identity Stronghold announces it will supply the U.S. General Services Administration with Secure Sleeves® and Secure Badgeholders® as part of the EDS team which was recently awarded the $66 Million HSPD 12 ID Management Services contract.

2008 Good Design Award

The Identity Stronghold "Secure Badgeholder®" has been awarded the 2008 GOOD DESIGN® award for product design. The GOOD DESIGN® Awards Program is presented annually by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd to recognize the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphic designs produced around the world.

Identity Stronghold's Secure Sleeve® to Protect US Passport Card

Identity Stronghold teams up with L1 Identity Solutions and the US Dept of State to provide every US Passport card with a Secure Sleeve®.

Contract Value Estimated at $107 Million Over Five Years
STAMFORD, Conn.-L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: ID), a leading provider of identity solutions and services, announced it has been awarded the prime contract by the Department of State for the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) border crossing credential, the new passport card. The contract has an estimated value of approximately $107 million over five years.

Identity Stronghold Protects One Millionth Contactless Smart Card

Importance of identity protection increasing, demand for Identity Stronghold solutions grows.

Identity Stronghold {www.IDstronghold.com) shipped its one-millionth contactless smart card security product in June of 2008. Identity Stronghold’s credit card and ID protection device is one product in a line of simple to use and effective identity protection devices for consumers as well as corporate and government entities.