When you hear about the latest “data breach” and learn that millions of people have had their personally identifiable information compromised, what’s your reaction? Do you worry? Do you double check your credit report?
Paul Ferron, vice president of LibertyID, explains that finances are a target of hackers and identity thieves in only a minority of cases. More often, it is your actual identity they’re after. In fact, some young people learn that their information has been used for fraudulent activity only when they first go to get a credit card or try to get a job.
What can you do to protect yourself from the costs of this increasingly common crime? Get answers in this interview.