Jane Carpenter

Jane Carpenter is the founder of Maine Identity Services, LLC, which assists data breach and identity theft victims and supports police organizations in response to the crimes.

A member of the FBI’s InfraGard organization and a veteran of the Maine Attorney General’s Office, she has assisted hundreds of identity theft victims and members of law enforcement. Her understanding of best practices in police procedure is multi-faceted and she is regularly requested by police chiefs and sheriffs to provide identity theft and data breach instruction for themselves and for their personnel.  Through her company, Carpenter consults with police departments in specific identity theft and data breach situations.

Over more than a decade, her expertise in the subject has resulted in laws that assist victims of the crimes and her insight is regularly sought by lawmakers and regulators as they consider proposed new identity theft and data breach legislation. Her understanding of the human factor in data breaches has made her an often-requested speaker for professional organizations and businesses.

She is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Statistical Analysis Center at the Muskie School of the University of Southern Maine, which contributes to policy development in Maine’s criminal and juvenile justice systems.

In addition to Data Breach: Day One!© Carpenter is also the author of The Identity Theft Help Kit©, The Data Breach Repair Kit© and The Police Guide To Identity Theft© which provide assistance for victims and police and have been accepted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as authorized equipment under the Law Enforcement Terrorism Prevention Program.