How to Protect Your Finances From Cybersecurity Threats

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This week, we’ll discuss ways to ensure your information is safe online.

Topic: How to Protect Your Finances From Cybersecurity Threats

When: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion.

The panel will include Beverly HarzogCredit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; Lawrence D. Sprung: CFP® President of Mitlin Financial, Inc.; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions We’ll Discuss:

  1. What are some examples of cybersecurity attacks?
  2. What are some potential consequences of being the victim of a cyber attack?
  3. How can you identify if you have been the victim of a cybersecurity attack?
  4. How can a cyber attack hurt you financially?
  5. What are some steps you can take to protect yourself from cybersecurity threats?
  6. How can you ensure that you have strong enough passwords on your devices?
  7. How can you prevent children and house guests from opening your household to a cybersecurity attack?
  8. How can you protect your credit if you have been the victim of a cyber attack? 
  9. What steps should you take if you have been the victim of a cyber attack?
  10. How can you remain vigilant about monitoring against cyber attacks? 
  11. How can you prevent becoming desensitized to notices that your information may have been compromised through data breaches? 

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