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How to protect yourself from financial fraud and from identity theft

Everyone is susceptible to theft of Their financial information. Criminals will target anyone; and, if they are successful in stealing your identity or credit card or Social Security information the results could be financially devastating. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to protect yourself which I discuss below. Security freeze The issuance of credit in the United States is very efficient. It is possible because creditors primarily rely on the three credit reporting… Read MoreHow to protect yourself from financial fraud and from identity theft »
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Smart home technology and the internet of things (IoT): risks and rewards to consider. Additional details

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As a follow-up to my post regarding smart home technology and IOT(link to the post),  I have been asked to do a deeper dive to into cybersecurity and how to protect yourself from “being hacked.” I will start by saying that all of your devices and online accounts are vulnerable to being Hacked. “Hacked” means a criminal (“Hacker”) gains access and control (“comprises”) your devices and/or online accounts (“comprises”) and can steal, copy and change… Read MoreSmart home technology and the internet of things (IoT): risks and rewards to consider. Additional details »