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Bob Ferguson

In this advancing age of technological inquiry, there are many new facets of information that can be used to enable identity thieves. Lots of us think that personal information stored on computers is safe as long as it's password-protected. However, this isn’t true. Here’s the story from the Bellingham Herald’s “Just Ask Gemalto”:

The bottom line is that passwords alone just do not provide enough protection. They do not protect you as an individual. They do not protect the organizations you work for. Nor the thousands of service providers offering data access and services online.

See the full story here. Learn more about protecting your identity here.

Posted by Johnie Freatman


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