Cybersecurity and Identity Theft Awareness for the Holiday Season and Beyond

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Join us for #CreditChat as we dive into the crucial topic of Cybersecurity and Identity Theft Awareness for the Holiday Season and Beyond. Learn essential strategies to safeguard your identity and protect yourself from fraud during this high-risk period. Don’t miss out on this informative discussion!

Topic:Cybersecurity and Identity Theft Awareness for the Holiday Season and Beyond

When: Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include: Jeanne Kelly: Credit expert, identity theft expert, speaker and founder of; Robert Siciliano: Identity Theft Expert, Professional Speaker, CEO, Identity Theft Resource Board of Directors and Co-Founder of Protect Now LLC; Michael Bruemmer: Head of Experian Global Data Breach Resolution; Brian Stack: Vice President of Engineering & Dark Web Intelligence for Experian Consumer Services;  Beverly Harzog: Credit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News and World Report; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian, Jennifer White: Consumer Education and Advocacy Team, and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions we will discuss:

  1. What are some common cybersecurity threats during the holiday season?
  2. How can individuals protect their personal information while shopping online?
  3. Are there any recommended cybersecurity practices for using public Wi-Fi networks while traveling during the holidays?
  4. What are some traditional methods of identity theft to guard against during the holidays?
  5. Are there any emerging cybersecurity trends or technologies that consumers should be aware of for the upcoming holiday season?
  6. How can individuals spot and avoid fake websites and online retailers during holiday shopping?
  7. Are there any specific tips for protecting sensitive financial information during the holiday season?
  8. How can parents ensure their children stay safe online during the holiday season?
  9. What steps can someone take if they find they are the victim of fraud this holiday season?
  10. How can individuals ensure the safety of their online donations during the holiday season?

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