Is your employee making more than a paycheck while working for you? If so, your business could be held responsible according to the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act. For more facts, every employer should know about their employees and identity theft, read more . .
Small, seemingly innocent pieces of information can add up to identity theft. But how do identity theives find these little pieces of information? Read more, you might be surprised!
Shared computers are common in libraries, colleges, coffee house cyber cafes, and other places. These simple precautions can help keep your personal information out of the hands of others:
As physicians and hospitals transition from paper to electronic medical records there are concerns that medical information will be even easier to access on an even larger scale. What can you do about it to keep your family and your health safe.
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If you are doing a lot of showing of items on your computer, one software/service you may want to consider, from both a utility standpoint and a security standpoint, is something like GoToMeeting.
In case you don’t know, GoToMeeting/GoToWebinar, and services like it, are web conferencing services which allow you to have multiple users (in the case of GoToWebinar, up to 1,000 users), from wherever they are in the world, viewing the same computer screen, and talking on the same conference line over the phone.
If you are the presenter for the conference, then the software allows you to display your screen. If, during the conference, you want someone to be able to take control of your screen.
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(A Transcription of this Interview with IDWatchdog will be available shortly.)
In this interview with Erik Hansen, VP of Marketing for IDWatchdog, a Colorado based company which markets itself as a watchdog for your identity, we discuss many topics, including:
The current state of Identity Theft
Problems customers have had with IDWatchdog (concerns about ID Watchdog charging customers’ cards when they didn’t know they were being charged)
What makes IDWatchdog’s services different
Background and database monitoring
and much more.
Click below to listen to the Identity Theft Secrets Interview with IDWatchdog
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There are ways that consumers can remain ahead in the identity theft game and one organization that is ready to help is the Information Card Foundation: A non- profit organization dedicated to reducing the instance of identity theft by securing digital identities in place of traditional logons and passwords.