Identity Theft

Identity theft scams, trends and information for mitigating risk

Loading...

Ransomware needs to be on your radar. Here’s why. Ransomware Review Ransomware is a cyberattack where cybercriminals take over an organization’s computer network with...

July 28, 2021 by Michael Bruemmer

Experian’s Eighth Annual Data Breach Preparedness study is available now, and its findings show organizations struggling in a few areas that are sure to...

April 15, 2021 by Jessica Woods

The COVID-19 outbreak has accelerated digital transformation and upended business and life as usual. As the threat of cybercrime and data breaches continue to...

December 18, 2020 by Michael Bruemmer

Cybercriminals and fraudsters love phishing, and they especially like casting their lures into business waters. When these emails are highly targeted and designed to...

April 16, 2019 by Michael Bruemmer

Other than accountants and CPAs, it’s a fair assumption that the only people who like tax season are scammers and fraudsters. It’s the time...

April 4, 2019 by Michael Bruemmer

The Identify Theft Resource Center reported 159 data breaches occurred in just the first two months of 2018 – that’s more than two incidents...

March 15, 2018 by Michael Bruemmer

While identity theft and fraud affect millions of Americans each year, the threat especially pervasive during tax season. In fact, tax fraud was the...

March 9, 2018 by Michael Bruemmer

All eyes are currently on the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Whether you’re lucky enough to experience the events in person or...

February 26, 2018 by ofonseca

High-profile data breaches dominated the headlines in 2017, and unfortunately, these attacks are anticipated to only increase in frequency and magnitude in 2018. Breaches...

December 11, 2017 by Michael Bruemmer

Businesses may be increasingly aware of identity theft threats to their customers, but an Experian survey shows that many consumers still seriously underestimate their...

September 18, 2017 by Michael Bruemmer

When a cybersecurity incident occurs, will your organization’s data breach response contribute to customer retention or undermine it? Multiple studies and surveys illustrate that...

August 4, 2017 by Michael Bruemmer

New cyber risks emerge daily, and companies can find it challenging to maintain protections against known threats while also adjusting their response plans to...

July 10, 2017 by Michael Bruemmer