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Cybersecurity and Identity Theft Prevention

Cybersecurity- The practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks.

Identity Theft Prevention- The steps taken to prevent scammers from obtaining one's personal or financial information to commit fraud.

Tips for identity theft prevention

  • Monitor credit reports & freeze cards upon noticing suspicious activity.
  • Create strong and different passwords for accounts.
  • Utilize two-step factor authentication.
  • Shred documents that contain personal information.
  • Be careful sharing personal information on social media.
  • Download and use antivirus protection software.
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