Center for Identity Mission

The mission of the Center is to deliver the highest-quality discoveries, applications, education and outreach for excellence in identity management, privacy and security. 

CID Overview

Learn more about the Center for Identity's mission and activities. 

Identity Management and National Security

Identity management is a crucial component of our national security policy. The Center for Identity is delivering to protect against on-going and evolving threats, vulnerabilities, risks and consequences resulting from identity crimes and their impact on national security

CID Support for State Agencies

The Center is proud to support Texas state agencies in protecting its citizen's PII, through the delivery of research findings, training and education.

CID Outreach

The Center works directly with citizens, small businesses, large companies, law enforcement, and federal and state agencies to provide tools, education and resources for identity management and security.

CID Cornerstone Identity Research Programs

The Center for Identity at The University of Texas at Austin is actively pursuing basic and applied research opportunities that advance both our understanding of the structure and behavior of the identity ecosystem, and our ability to predict and mitigate identity theft, fraud, and abuse while protecting privacy in a wide range of application areas.

Identity Theft and the Economy

Identity theft, fraud and abuse pose a serious threat to our economy. Learn more about the Center's efforts to address this threat.

CID Education

The Center for Identity offers a wide variety of educational opportunities, including webcasts, short courses, certificates and advanced degrees.

CID Partnership

Center for Identity partners share a common mission to solve the identity challenges that impact personal security, commerce, government services, and national security.

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