At the request of the Senate Appropriations Committee, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) submitted a report to Congress updating lawmakers on its efforts to educate consumers about their rights to dispute and correct errors in their credit reports. According to the report, the two main ways the FTC promotes credit report accuracy are education and

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) just issued guidance for companies providing employment screening services.   According to the FTC, they have “created new guidance for businesses aimed at giving employment background screening companies information on how to comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).” The FTC is referring to it as an “FCRA brochure” …

A recent blog posting by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on data retention and disposal practices is the genesis of this blog.  The posting talks about the importance of having a plan in place due to the potential that a natural disaster may visit your company, a hurricane or a flood, and what would happen