Personally Identifiable Information Is Online

Your personally identifiable information is online for anyone to see, but here’s how you can get it under control In this post we’re sharing information on why you need to protect your personal data online, how that data is collected, and what you can do to minimize its collection. We’re not talking about intimate photos
Personal Identifiable Information Online

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Scott Curtiss

Scott Curtiss

8 May 2019

Your personally identifiable information is online for anyone to see, but here’s how you can get it under control

In this post we’re sharing information on why you need to protect your personal data online, how that data is collected, and what you can do to minimize its collection. We’re not talking about intimate photos — if you put those online, you’re just being silly. We’re talking about the personal details that are used by advertisers and others to target you and, more importantly, that are used by cybercriminals to send phishingscams, conduct identity theft, and commit bank fraud in your name.

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