In advance of our event on cybersecurity, we have some material available to help you understand the process of protecting your identity. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in America, so it’s important to know how to guard yourself from becoming a victim or know what to do if you fall prey. The document attached outlines the data points an identity thief wants, and how you can secure that information as a preventative measure.
In addition, passwords are becoming less secure against hackers. Learning to create a strong password as well as using two-factor authentication creates added protection for your identity. Cybersecurity doesn’t stop at your computer, in the age of smartphones you are more susceptible to hackers anywhere you go. Understanding where your security may fall short is key, this way you can take measures to secure any devices you have to prevent identity theft.
Utilizing the resources available to you is the first step in maintaining cybersecurity. By implementing the security measures and becoming aware of the issues, you can better protect yourself.