Author: Charles Poff

Charles Poff is CISO of SailPoint.

When Leonardo DiCaprio played famed conman Frank Abagnale, it awakened many in the con experience. In the movie Catch Me If You Can, DiCaprio (as Abagnale) conned flight attendants (pretending to be a pilot), his future father-in-law (pretending to be a lawyer), and even his father (executing a credit card scheme). In essence, the movie showed that identity thefts work best when it is believable. Hackers are after you because you are a believable identity. You exist. You are real. With the internet, Abagnale relied on traditional methods, protecting our identities takes on a whole new meaning and a whole…

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