Planning a vacation? Protect your identity and your wallet!

July 9th, 2019

Are you going on vacation this summer?   It’s prime vacation time in the United States, and alongside 100 million other Americans, you’re probably excited to rest and relax with your loved ones.    With the allure of fun in the sun, it may be tempting to quickly book a hotel or pay for an unofficial tour, but sometimes your eagerness can result […]

Are you the victim of a data breach?

June 25th, 2019

What is a data breach?  Data breaches can happen at any time at any business or service that you have used, and chances are, you have already used a product owned by a company associated with a data breach.  You may have heard about recent data breaches at the Oregon Department of Human Services, U.S. Customs and Border […]

The Marriott Starwood Data Breach: What Happened & Tips to Prevent Identity Theft

January 10th, 2019

Marriott International experienced a breach of its Starwood guest reservation database that exposed the personal information of up to 500 million people. This incident is considered one of the largest data breaches in the hotel industry. If your information was exposed in the Marriott Starwood data breach, or you suspect it was exposed, learn what […]

How to Avoid Identity Theft Over the Internet and Protect Yourself on Social Media

December 20th, 2018

With recent reports of data breaches at Facebook and Google Plus, the general public is now calling on major social media networks to redefine how they collect and use the information that’s published on a user’s profile. Many users are now realizing how easy it is for identity theft through social networking to occur. How […]