Recovering From Identity Theft

Samantha’s story of identity theft is one of many thousands. In the spirit of bringing awareness to Cyber Security Month and we’ve got a few tips from our friends at Cytelligence to keep your information safe online.

  • Change your passwords to your online banking at least once per month
  • Do not sign into any financial services accounts on open wi-fi
  • Use a free credit monitoring service like Borrowell.com or CreditKarma.ca
  • Don’t save credit or banking information on your device unless it’s encrypted
  • Regularly install software updates

Stay tuned for our next episode which will explore the growing trending in ETF investing targeted at combating cyber-security as evidenced by the recent launch of CYBR.

 

 

Lesley-Anne Scorgie is a personal finance expert, best-selling author and host of LA TV.