Protecting What Matters Most eBook
Identity Force
by IdentityForce
5M ago
In an ever-evolving digital world, prioritizing digital safety and security is vital as cybercrime rates continue to climb. While there’s no one solution to protect from risks outside your realm of control, education is key to staying ahead of the threats. Understanding the ties between your financial well-being and identity safety is crucial. If certain pieces of your personally identifiable information (PII) are exposed in a data breach, that same information could be used by a cybercriminal to execute financial crimes against you, potentially harming all you’ve worked for. In Protecting Wha ..read more
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5 Secure Payment Methods
Identity Force
by IdentityForce
8M ago
Learn how to make secure online payments so you can keep scammers out of your life Thanks to services like mobile pay apps and the now-standard EMV-chip credit cards, there are a host of payment options you can choose from. Unfortunately, more choice doesn’t necessarily translate into better security. When it comes to modern payment methods, it’s worth knowing the pros and cons of each so you can make an informed decision. Here’s a look at some of the more common options and what you need to know for secure payment methods. Payment app security Mobile payment apps are designed to free you ..read more
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On-Demand Webinar | Ensuring Identity Health | When Exposed Medical Data Becomes a Threat
Identity Force
by Adam Blinzler
8M ago
Our health is our business, which is why many people prefer not to share the details of their medical situation. Yet our medical records contain information that can be extremely valuable for scammers and identity thieves, which explains why cyberattacks that target the healthcare industry have skyrocketed in the past few years. Our 15-minute webinar as special guest Eva Velasquez, President & CEO of the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) helps us examine why cybercriminals are targeting the medical industry and how we can protect our medical identity information. Email Address * First ..read more
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What are the Consequences of Identity Theft?
Identity Force
by IdentityForce
8M ago
Getting your identity and sensitive data stolen can have ruinous effects potentially for your reputation, finances, and emotional health. With 1 out of 4 American adults experiencing identity theft, most people know someone who has personally been affected by identity theft. From account takeovers and stolen funds to social media hacks, identity theft has become a regular threat to our everyday lives. In fact, 2022 generated more than $8 billion in total fraud losses reported. How identity theft can impact your life varies from person to person, but the effects can be ..read more
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Fun ways to teach kids about privacy
Identity Force
by IdentityForce
10M ago
Today’s younger generations have never known a world without smartphones, apps and mobile technologies, which may be why they find warnings about digital privacy tedious and boring. Yet they need a strong privacy skillset to ensure their digital safety and security while navigating today’s online world. If you’re looking for fun, engaging ways to educate your children about privacy, we’ve got three suggestions to consider. These interactive activities can help kids strengthen their knowledge on basic cybersecurity practices, while giving you an activity to share on a rainy day.   1 ..read more
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Safeguard your social media accounts with MFA
Identity Force
by IdentityForce
11M ago
Social media often plays a key role in keeping people connected. Yet the personal details that are often shared online can be highly desirable for would-be identity thieves and cybercriminals. The value of those personal details is why social media account takeovers was the fastest growing type of cyberattack in 2022. Some Twitter users may feel that threat could be amplified since the social media platform announced the elimination of text message-based two-factor authentication (2FA) for free accounts (also known as SMS-based 2FA). While users who pay for Twitter Blue accounts will still be ..read more
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Driver’s License Fraud & Identity Theft
Identity Force
by IdentityForce
1y ago
In your wallet right now, there is one card that can reveal a significant amount of your personally identifiable information (PII) to an identity thief — your driver’s license.   In most states, a driver’s license contains your name, address, birthdate and other identifying characteristics like your height, weight and profile photo. The magnetic strip or barcode on the back of a license works similar to a credit card and can potentially give anyone who swipes your license through a scanner even more personal information. Exposure of this sensitive data can leave you more susceptible ..read more
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Helping seniors build a safer relationship with technology
Identity Force
by IdentityForce
1y ago
Unlike the younger generations who grew up with the internet, tablets and modern technology, older family members can face unique challenges in today’s digital world. Many technologies serve to make tasks simpler, provide personalized services or hold capabilities that benefit seniors and older adults.  Yet the online world is host to a variety of threats that may not be obvious to older users. With rising levels of fraud and cybercrime, it is crucial that older generations not only understand the technology they use, but also the cyber scams that they might face. Here are some things to ..read more
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On-Demand Webinar | Diagnosing Financial Wellness | Keys to Cultivating a Better, Stronger Relationship with Money
Identity Force
by Adam Blinzler
1y ago
Today’s financial institutions know they need to find the best strategies to address the financial wellness of their accountholders. True financial wellness is possible when consumers understand the factors that influence their situation and learn how to manage and influence them. Knowing how to guide them to that understanding is a challenge for banks and credit unions of all sizes. Our 15-minute webinar will examine what modern financial wellness means and how banks and credit unions can deliver comprehensive strategies that help both their consumers and their financial institution. Email A ..read more
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On-Demand Webinar | The Impact of Third-Party Data Breaches
Identity Force
by Adam Blinzler
1y ago
The greatest threat to your company or customers may be the breach that happens outside of your business. That’s because today’s cybercriminals want more return on their efforts, so they target small businesses that serve other businesses or that have a large customer base. By breaching one SMB, they can access the data of hundreds or thousands of victims. Our 15-minute webinar examined the threat posed by third-party data breaches and how companies of all sizes and the financial institutions that work with small businesses can better protect themselves, their customers and their employees. Th ..read more
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