Americans are becoming more and more aware of the threat identity theft and data breaches present. Now, President Obama is expected to speak out against these increasingly common crimes in the annual State of Union address.
The White House reports that President Obama has been putting a focus on cybersecurty in the week leading up to the State of the Union. The Obama Administration has already backed several important bills aimed at increasing the nation’s cybersecurity. Tonight, the president is using the 2015 State of the Union address to advocate for new key policy initiatives aimed at safeguarding Americans’ personal information.
In the meantime, it’s always a good idea to take steps to protect yourself. Check out the articles below to learn more about how identities and data get stolen and how to keep you, your family and your business safe from identity thieves.
- Lax Privacy Settings on Facebook Can Lead to Identity Theft
- Children and Identity Theft
- 8 Tips to Protect Your Identity
- Is Your Business Data Secure?
- New Scams Draw Attention to Identity Theft Protection
For added protection and peace of mind, consider identity theft and fraud insurance and insurance for data breaches. An insurance professional like an Erie Insurance Agent can tell you more about each coverage and give you a free quote.