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Is Your Kid Safe? How to Prevent Child Identity Theft

by Linda Vincent R.N. P.I.

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A child’s Social Security number and identity can be stolen just as easily as an adult’s. Thieves use their SSNs to open up bank accounts, apply for government benefits, and even rent a place to live. As a parent, it’s important that you are proactive in not only protecting your own identity, but the identity of your children, too. … Continue Reading

Family Identity Theft is Ugly

by Robert Siciliano

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Identity theft isn’t just the stuff of exciting movie and TV dramas; this happens in real life—and often. In fact, that Target breach that made headlines, Neiman Marcus, those 1. 2 Billion records the Russian cyber gang hacked: all identity theft. … Continue Reading

Raise Good Digital Citizens

by Stay Safe Online

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The Internet is a great place to learn and get entertainment, but it can pose dangers if precautions are not taken. Allowing free access puts your family members, your computer and your personal data at risk. It is important for parents to remain positively engaged, paying attention to the online environments their children use and showing interest in their friends. … Continue Reading

Protect Your Family from Cyberbullying Once School Starts

by Stay Safe Online

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Every age group is vulnerable to cyberbullying, but teenagers and young adults are common victims. Cyberbullying is a growing problem in schools thanks to the Internet’s fairly anonymous nature, but these steps can help you protect your family members from cyberbullying: … Continue Reading

Back-To-School Online Safety Tips for Families

by Stay Safe Online

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As the new school year approaches, it is important for families to brush up on online safety and ensure they are staying safe online. Here are a few ways you can protect yourself and your family this school year. … Continue Reading

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