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Lessons and stories from the front lines of fighting identity theft.

 

Selfies, Texting and Tweets: Teaching Responsibility with Smartphones

Aug 26

Selfies, Texting and Tweets:  Teaching Responsibility with Smartphones In the world of smartphones, it's imperative to protect children from possible danger. Learn which topics you should discuss to keep a child safe.

Infographic: How to Check Your Credit Report for ID Theft

Aug 12

Infographic: How to Check Your Credit Report for ID Theft Do you know what type of suspicious activity to look for on your credit report? Find out how to check your credit report for signs of identity theft.

Fact Versus Fiction: Ensuring Your Safety Against a Data Breach

Jul 30

Fact Versus Fiction: Ensuring Your Safety Against a Data Breach With recent high profile data breaches, are you protecting your information online? Learn the facts about storing your data in cyberspace.

Typo Squatters and Synthetic ID Thieves: Who They Are and How to Spot ‘Em

Jul 15

Typo Squatters and Synthetic ID Thieves: Who They Are and How to Spot ‘Em Identity thieves are using fake URLs and other clever ways to steal your identity. Protect your information from their schemes.

Travel Smart: Avoiding ID Theft On-the-go

Jul 01

Travel Smart: Avoiding ID Theft On-the-go Planning a trip? Taking precautions can minimize your risk of identity theft. Find out how to protect yourself while out and about.

Summer Travel and Identity Theft: Survey Results

Jun 16

New survey findings from show travelers let their good security practices take a vacation when they’re on the move. See the results.

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Golden Years

Jun 10

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Golden Years Protect what you've earned! Stay savvy to senior scams to enjoy the fruits of your labor in your golden years.

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Earning Years

Jun 03

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Earning Years Coming into your own can make you a prime target for identity thieves. Learn how to keep your identity safe in your earning years.

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Young Adult

May 20

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Young Adult Young adulthood brings challenges to financial security. Secure your personal information as you step out on your own for the first time.

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Childhood

May 06

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Childhood Protecting the identities of minors is crucial to their financial security. Learn how to secure their identity for a strong foundation.