Overview

Whether federal, state or local agency, public safety or educational organization, TransUnion's suite of mission-critical solutions provides the public sector with vital information and an unmatched combination of credit and non-credit data to help ensure citizen safety, manage compliance and boost services for constituents served. Our comprehensive and unique sets of credit, criminal and public data, coupled with flexible analytics, help agencies detect and prevent cyber fraud, and make connections between people, businesses, assets and locations.

Our experience has given us a deep understanding of the challenges facing your organization, your service requirements, and the factors that impact your daily operations. Visit www.transunion.com/industry/public-sector to learn more.

Public Sector Fraud Video

Blogs

New Survey Finds Identity Theft Reported by 10% of Consumers Since Start of COVID-19 Pandemic

10/1/20

As part of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (under the Financial Services Sector), TransUnion plays a key role in protecting credit and financial-related data of hundreds of millions of Americans. In that vein, we aim to show government and industry partners the tools available to help protect their own data — especially regarding fraud mitigation, insider threat detection, continuous vetting of government personnel and identity verification/authentication, among others.

Identifying Unemployment Insurance Fraud During the COVID-19 Crisis — a Three-Phased Approach

8/26/20

State unemployment agencies have been overwhelmed with Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic shut down, leading to unprecedented opportunities for UI fraud. This creates a difficult balancing act for state agencies that must pay benefits quickly to those in need while preventing and investigating potentially fraudulent claims.

Data Enhances Effectiveness of Public Health Agencies’ Contact Tracing Programs

7/17/20

As public health agencies across the country struggle to balance reopening local economies while mitigating the spread of COVID-19, their ability to manage effective contact tracing programs is critical. TransUnion just added new functionality to TLOxp® that will help public health agencies run more efficient communicable disease contact tracing investigations.

Device Verification Strategies Enhance Insider Threat Programs

6/24/20

As agencies move their insider threat programs forward, multiple strategies are key to ensuring effective continuous monitoring – including externally provided data. Early identification of risk is critical to evaluating threats to effectively intervene before a malicious event occurs.

Three Key Ways Government Agencies Can Protect Against Account Takeover

5/6/20

When government agencies offer entitlements, benefits or loans, there seems to be a lineup of fraudsters poised to steal them. In today’s evolving environment, stimulus benefits will be up for grabs. As well, when you consider Social Security, Veteran’s disability, student loans and grants, supplemental income, nutrition assistance, unemployment, Medicare, Medicaid or Affordable Care — it’s clear no program is safe and no tax refund out of bounds.

Implementing a COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program to Support Reopening the Economy

4/16/20

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic has drastically changed most every aspect of our lives. While the focus of this public health emergency has rightly been saving lives and reducing the virus’ spread, the economic fallout has been dramatic following the shuttering of much of the economy. The COVID-19 crisis is forecasted to peak in May, but we can expect a slow resumption of normal economic and social activities until a vaccine is widely available next year.

Better Data Protects Organizations and Employees From Insider Threats

3/30/20

Government agencies and the defense industrial base are constantly up against insider threats. But with a comprehensive insider threat program, there are ways you can protect your organization, employees and contractors — as discussed in our recent Insider Threat Insight Guide.

Better Detect Insider Threats with External Data

3/26/20

A comprehensive insider threat program should include external information, such as credit and public records, to effectively inform security managers of potential risks. At the 6th Annual Insider Threat Summit, TransUnion's Greg Pierson discussed which kinds of external information to look for and how to apply it to your insider threat program. He also revealed a new approach to uncovering hidden insider risks that requires little to no personal information.

Lending Our Expertise to National Security: Five Questions with Jonathan McDonald

3/5/19

As part of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (under the Financial Services Sector), TransUnion plays a key role in protecting credit and financial-related data of hundreds of millions of Americans. In that vein, we aim to show government and industry partners the tools available to help protect their own data — especially regarding fraud mitigation, insider threat detection, continuous vetting of government personnel and identity verification/authentication, among others.

Contracts

Federal

GSA Schedule 70

GS-35F-0119Y
Dec 20, 2011- Dec 19, 2021

SEWP V

NNG15SC03B/NNG15SC27B
May 01, 2015- Apr 30, 2025

ITES-SW

W52P1J-15-D-0008
Mar 03, 2015- Aug 10, 2020
*Additional Option Years Available

State and Local

CMAS

3-12-70-2247E
Aug 28, 2012- Mar 31, 2022

City of Seattle Contract

0000003265
Jul 11, 2014- Dec 19, 2021

Department of General Services PA - Symantec

4400004253
May 01, 2009- Dec 19, 2021

National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA)

NCPA 01-86
Apr 11, 2016- Nov 30, 2021

Orange County National IPA Co-Op

MA-017-16010236
Jun 01, 2015- May 31, 2021

Pennsylvania COSTARS-6 IT Software Contract

COSTARS-006-176
Aug 31, 2017- Aug 31, 2021

State of Indiana Contract

0000000000000000000021430
Aug 01, 2017- Jul 31, 2021

State of New Mexico Contract

80-000-18-00002
Aug 01, 2017- Aug 01, 2021

Texas DIR-TSO-4288

DIR-TSO-4288
Feb 22, 2019- Feb 21, 2021
*Additional Option Years Available

Education

Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium (MHEC)

MC15-04
Aug 10, 2019- Jun 30, 2022

VASCUPP

UVA1482501
May 02, 2014- Dec 19, 2021

Events

Archived Events

News

Latest News

September 10, 2020
One in 10 U.S. Adults Say They Have Been Victims of Identity Theft Since the COVID-19 Pandemic Began.
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July 21, 2020
TransUnion Enhances Document Verification Solution as New Research Finds Identity Fraud at Center of Many Digital COVID-19 Scams.
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March 11, 2020
Financial Distress One of the Top Motivators for Becoming an Insider Threat to Government Agencies
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Resources

Datasheet

Improve economic and population research with depersonalized panels of trended consumer credit data.

An innovative, data-driven approach to child support payments.We challenged TransUnion’s talented data scientists to devise ways our data and predictive analytics can help obtain outstanding child support payments — without relying solely on enforcement.

TransUnion Enhanced Property List Solutions provide property appraisers with instant access to current data so they can properly report changes that impact property values and owners’ tax obligations.

TLOxp for Law Enforcement helps pinpoint investigative resources to aid in resolving crimes faster. Built for identifying, tracking and locating criminals, suspects and fugitives, this TransUnion solution gives you access to powerful technology, analytics and data for more efficient and successful r...

Explore a more integrated and comprehensive view of customers’ data identities. Learn more about how TransUnion works to save their costumers’ time and money, while also creating strong relationships.

TransUnion introduces the fastest and most effective way for federal, state, and local governments to search identify, verify, and locate individuals and businesses.

TransUnion’s Right Party Contact Solutions from their Specialized Risk Solutions, allows customers to reach the right party quicker and easier.

Now more than ever, the importance of contact tracing is vital for the protection and safety of the public. When time is of the essence, the combination of actionable data and essential tools will make the utmost difference in today’s evolving environment

Infographic

The COVID-19 crisis and consumer response has driven government adoption of online services. While progress has been made in establishing such services, consumer expectations around protecting individual data and crucial funds from identity theft and fraud are high. Much like private industry, consu...

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