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Identity Theft While Traveling: 5 Easy Steps to Protect Yourself

Identity Theft While Traveling: 5 Easy Steps to Protect Yourself The risk of identity theft increases when you travel. You carry sensitive documents like passports, you aren’t familiar with your surroundings, and you’re not home doing ordinary things like picking up your mail. To help minimize the risk, follow these steps: Stop [...]

Do children need identity theft protection?

Do children need identity theft protection? In the U.S. identity theft is a growing problem. As technology continues to develop, hackers will find newer, more sophisticated methods they can use to steal our identities – and those of our children. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, approximately one in 40 families throughout the [...]

How to Help Protect Your Family’s Identity

How to Help Protect Your Family's Identity The Risks of Identity Theft The risks of individual identity theft are well-known; life can be interrupted in fundamental ways when your personal information is stolen and exploited via theft and/or fraud. According to the Federal Trade Commission, around 9 million Americans have their identities stolen every year. [...]

A Recap of National Cyber Security Awareness Month

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), celebrated every October, was created as a collaborative effort between industry and government to ensure all individuals have the information they need to stay safer and more secure online. Now in its 13th year, NCSAM seeks to create dialogue around the most pressing issues in cyber security. This year [...]

Cybersecurity Best Practices for Working Remotely

In a recent study from GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, 3.7 million employees work from home at least half the time. In fact, the ability to work remotely has grown by a whopping 103 percent since 2005. With working remotely trending towards the norm, it’s important for employees to understand what security risks may affect their company and their [...]

How to Stay Secure While Traveling this Summer

According to a report from Airlines for America, more than 231 million passengers are expected to travel in the U.S. this summer – a 4 percent increase from the summer before. With more and more individuals on the move, it’s important to ensure identity theft is top of mind this travel season. Why? Traveling makes [...]

How to recognize imposter scams?

Imposter scams occur in a number of different ways, but all operate the same: the imposter masquerades as someone you know or trust to coerce you into sending money. Imposter scams have been around for years, and there appears to be no slowing. Let’s take a look at how to recognize some of the most [...]

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