Protecting Your Identity

In this edition of Cyber Security for Small Business, Steve Strauss speaks with Neal O'Farrell, Identity Theft Council Founder) to learn more about how to protect social media identities of small businesses.

Identity Theft: When some one can collect enough information and pretend to be you.

This person can then get a line of credit, access your bank accounts and even work in your name. Thieves will attempt to get this information through email phishing, maleware and even social media.

There are a few things you can do to prevent identity theft, such as:

  • Make security as important as profit
  • Use anti-virus software
  • Employee training

View this video to learn more.

 

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