Top Tips to Secure Your Identity

Wednesday May 25th 2011 by Pam Baker

While you can't prevent identity theft with 100 percent certainty, these tips will help you avoid easy mistakes and make it much tougher for criminals to steal, well, you.

As a small business owner, you probably know that you need to protect your customers' personal information, and that you're liable for any data breaches. But how much time and effort do you spend protecting your own identity?

Check out these great tips from eSecurityPlanet, and you'll feel better knowing that your confidential data is at least as well protected as your customers'. After all, you're worth it.

Identity theft is rampant and rising. It's quite natural to worry about your level of exposure; some may even quake in fear. The market, being the opportunist that it is, has rushed to your rescue with a deluge of products to protect your identity or warn you of problems.

Read the complete article: Top 10 ID Security Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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