Karen Barney is Program Director for the Identity Theft Resource Center, a position which keeps her directly involved with most of the public output of the ITRC and all the collaborative efforts of the center. Karen is a writer/editor of ITRC website content, directs the social media efforts and all other media coordination, and manages collaborative efforts with a wide variety of partners and sponsors. Since joining the ITRC in 2002, she has spent much of this time researching, writing and editing documents and articles developed to educate consumers and victims on identity theft and related issues. Karen also oversees the day-to-day updates of the ITRC Breach Report, getting first hand awareness of the data breach activity as it occurs. In addition, she is an active participant in most of the ITRC partnerships on cyber-security efforts, at both the local and national level. Committed to educating the public about identity theft, Karen often presents to civic and community organizations on cyber-security risks, consumer and business best practices, and protection of personal information. Prior to joining the ITRC, she was in the public affairs department of the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau. Karen also has the experience provided by 10 years of public relations and marketing in her own business. Karen can be contacted at 858-444-3286 or Karen@idtheftcenter.org
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