Hands-on Tips for Preventing Identity Theft

Tue, Dec 15, 2020, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Information Security Office

(Infosec 201) Even with advances in technology, we continue to hear how our personal information can fall into the wrong hands.Thieves steal information from online sources or even through physical sources, like going through our trash. Stolen personal information can lead to identity theft. The thief may use your information to apply for credit, file taxes, or get medical services. These acts can damage your credit, and cost you time and money. So what can we do to prevent identity theft? Join us as we explore some hands-on tips for safeguarding your information. You’ll leave class with the tools you need to get started.

This class does not have any prerequisites but will cover some intermediate-level concepts or terminology.

Please note that this session will run from 1:05-1:50 PM

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InfoSec 100-level classes: Classes with no prerequisites and typically define basic concepts or terminology.

InfoSec 200-level classes: Classes may sometimes have prerequisites and typically define intermediate-level concepts or terminology.

InfoSec 300-level classes: Classes usually have prerequisites and cover intermediate to high-level concepts or terminology.