Your company has insurance to protect your buildings, accountants to protect your money, and attorneys to protect your products and services. But, are you protecting your most valuable asset – your employees – from the slew of threats in the digital age? If not, you’re making a big mistake, because when you protect your employees, you’re also protecting your company.
Social media allows us to communicate with our friends and family across the globe, provide immediate assistance in the face of natural disasters and tragedies, and help raise awareness on a level never experienced in human history. Yes, social media is an amazing tool that can be used to better mankind. But, when your employees have their accounts compromised, identity thieves can cause a world of harm for both them and your company.
Every machine connected to your network has the most advanced anti-virus software on the market. You routinely train your employees on the dangers of identity theft and how to protect themselves from threats like phishing and malware. You may even provide members of your organization with complimentary credit monitoring services. There’s no way they’re going to fall victim to identity theft, right?
A couple of hotdogs from a questionable street vendor. A night of not-so-premium parking downtown. A haircut that looks like your mom did it after one too many martinis. Yes, in 2017, it doesn’t seem like there’s a whole lot you can get for $10. But, you’d be wrong.
When it comes to what hackers are willing to do for a few extra bucks, you’d be surprised how low their prices drop. Not only are they willing to steal your employees’ personal data for just $10, but they’d also owe you change. According to a number of new reports, hackers are now willing to launch a phishing attack against any target you like, all for the low, low price of just $7.
In less than three years, it will be the year 2020. By then, we probably won’t have flying cars, or shoes that come standard with self-tying laces, or for that matter, a digital assistant that can actually understand our commands (No, Alexa, I don’t want you to order me 3,000 rolls of paper towels). But, more than likely, we won’t be able to buy a gallon of milk without identity thieves attempting to steal our personal data. In fact, this seems to already be a reality.
At the formation of every business, there is an important question one should ask above any other: “why?” Why do we do what we do? What is our purpose? Why do we get out of bed in the morning? For InfoArmor, the answer is a simple one.
If you’re one of the 80% of working Americans who had your personal data exposed over the summer, you’re likely filled with a number of questions and a great deal of concern.
It’s that time of year again when you load up the car and head for the horizon to enjoy family vacations or road trips with friends. In fact, more than 35% of Americans took a road trip or family vacation of more than 50 miles in 20161.
It’s that time of year again when ‘Pomp and Circumstance’ rings throughout college campuses and new college graduates scramble to find jobs in their selective career fields. As job searches become even more reliant on online methods, the risk for identity theft increases substantially.
While originally designed for connecting and interacting with other people, many people take advantage of games and other time passing activities that have developed in recent years. While it may seem like a harmless way to pass the time, these activities can be potentially harmful to your digital identity.