Cyber Security More Important Than Ever

October marks National Cyber Security Awareness Month, a time when every American is encouraged to learn more about staying safe in the digital world.

There’s no doubt that cybersecurity is more important for us as individuals and as a nation. From corporate data breaches to someone hacking into a single Facebook® account, cyber threats are real for the government, businesses and regular Joes.

As part of his efforts to raise awareness about the importance of cyber security, President Obama designated October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month.  The goal of the month is to promote awareness about cyber security and to increase the resiliency of the nation in the event of a cyber attack.

Fortunately, there are many things you can do to lower your chances of being a victim. Check out the Eriesense articles below to learn more about cyber security and how to stay safe.

8 Tips to Protect Your Identity

Smart Home Hacking a Rising Risk

How to Protect Your Tech

Are You Being Smished?

New Scams Draw Attention to Identity Theft Protection

Expert Shares Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses

While there are many preventive measures you can take, there is no foolproof way to prevent identity theft. That’s why it’s worth considering identity theft protection insurance. An insurance professional like an Erie Insurance Agent can tell you more about this affordable–and increasingly necessary–coverage.


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