State of Oregon Selects ID Experts for Data Privacy and Breach Response Services

Portland-Headquartered ID Experts is Single-Point Reference For All State Agencies' Data Breach Needs

Oct 20, 2010, 09:00 ET from ID Experts

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- ID Experts® today announced that it has been selected by the State of Oregon to handle all of the State's data breach investigation and response needs.  ID Experts, the leader in comprehensive data breach solutions that deliver the most positive outcomes, will provide State Agencies and Cooperative Procurement Partners with customized, preventative incident response plans, education and training for employees in data privacy, personal information security, and preventative risk assessments.  In the event of any type of data breach involving an Oregonian's personally identifiable information (PII), ID Experts will conduct forensic analysis for breach incidents, complete data breach response services, and comprehensive protection packages, including fully managed restoration services, identity theft protection and recovery assistance to affected individuals.

The State of Oregon is made up of more than 160 State Agencies, representing a cross-section of populations, disciplines, and diversities.  State Agencies range from the Oregon Children and Families Commission to the Department of Revenue to the Oregon Medical Board.  Municipalities in Oregon and Agencies wishing to receive data privacy and data breach prevention services can check their eligibility by visiting the Oregon Cooperative Procurement Program at

"ID Experts won this contract through a competitive-bid process, having proved it possesses the expertise and experience to help with the prevention of data breaches and to safeguard the confidential information of Oregon's citizens," said Theresa A. Masse, the state's chief information security officer.  "The company has the knowledge and expertise to assist with data breach assessments, planning, and training, and if needed, to help respond to a data breach quickly and thoroughly."

"The selection by the State of Oregon and all of its State Agencies to help with complete data privacy and data breach prevention and remediation needs is great validation of our success in working with both State and Federal agencies," said Bob Gregg, CEO of ID Experts.  "We will work with the state to protect and prevent residents from data breach and restore their identities if needed."

About ID Experts

ID Experts is the leader in comprehensive data breach solutions that deliver the most positive outcomes. The company has managed hundreds of data breach incidents, protecting millions of affected individuals, for leading healthcare organizations, corporations, financial institutions, universities and government agencies. In healthcare, the company contributes to relevant legislation and rules including HITECH and is a corporate member of HIMSS. ID Experts is active with organizations that advocate for privacy for Americans including ANSI/Identity Theft Prevention, Identity Management Standards Panel and the International Association of Privacy Professionals. For more information, visit