PORTLAND, Ore. and SAN DIEGO (12/9/10)--The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) has awarded ID Analytics and ID Experts a five-year blanket purchase agreement to help the SSA protect against and respond to breaches of personal information. ID Analytics is a CUNA Strategic Services partner. ID Analytics and ID Experts will provide the SSA a suite of services to minimize and protect against data compromises in conformation with SSA and Office of Management and Budget compliance requirements. The agreement is the result of an open market competitive procurement. Under the agreement, ID Analytics will provide the SSA with its ID Analytics for Data Defense solution to assess the risk of harm from possible and actual breaches. ID Experts will provide notification services, call center support, credit monitoring and personal restoration services for victims of identity theft. If the SSA suspects a data breach, ID Analytics and ID Experts will provide a full range of capabilities, such as forensic analysis of computer systems and networks; determination of steps to remediate the vulnerabilities; and investigation of the cause of the breach. ID Analytics will use its patented technology to analyze the potential risk of identity fraud for individuals involved in the incident.