This post is sponsored by Sivan Social. All comments and opinions are my own.
Did you know that this week is Data Privacy Week? January 24th through January 28th is a week when we should spend the time to take stock of our personal cybersecurity and to take steps to make ourselves more secure online. (If you haven’t done this yet, head to Security.org.) A few years ago my husband experienced identity theft and we had to follow all of the tedious steps necessary to make sure his credit wasn’t hurt any further. We did everything from putting fraud alerts on our credit reports, freezing our credit cards, changing passwords and of course notifying the creditors that were erroneously charged. It was a mess. We are now so much more cognizant of protecting our privacy online by changing passwords, tightening our privacy settings and using online security tools to scan and remove suspicious programs from our computers.
- What Is Identity Theft?
- How it Happens
- Potential Victims
- Buying Guide
If you haven’t taken the steps necessary to protect your privacy, visit the Best Identity Theft Protection Services page on Security.org to learn more about the different services available to help guard your privacy online.