Tag Archives: identity theft

  • How To Avoid Identity Theft

    Security expert and investigative journo Brian Krebs has recently published his thoughts on the seemingly incessant data breaches and what you can do to help avoid becoming a victim of identity theft – including his take on credit monitoring and security/credit freezes. When somebody with Brian’s credentials offers advice in this area, it’s well and […]

  • 5 Steps to Help Mitigate Risk Exposure

    Identity theft has increased 103% over the past 12 months… As everyday use of the internet expands so does our level of risk exposure. The amount of data we divulge through the devices we use, either by design or inadvertently, is growing at a rate exponential to the expansion of online resources. In a world […]

  • The Low Down on Credit Monitoring Services

    The following excerpt is taken from the latest article published by Brian Krebs on his KrebsOnSecurity blog. The article evaluates the effectiveness of utilizing credit monitoring services to shield against identity theft based on Brian’s own experiences, posing the question; “Are Credit Monitoring Services Worth It?” In the wake of one data breach after another, […]

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    Why is security important?

    We here at DCT often mention the need for you to be actively involved in your online security, whether it be email, computers, or mobile devices. We also go to great lengths to explain why security is important to you. It may seem like we’re beating you over the head with security at times, but […]