Preventing Identity Theft

Identity theft can not only hurt you, but also your family and your command.

In the digital age, your personal identifiable information can be accessed by seizing information in the cyber realm. In years past, predators who wanted to steal your identity used a paper trial. Now, we have to defend ourselves from both our paper trail and digital footprint.

How can you protect yourself? Most importantly, you have to keep your information private, whether it’s in cyberspace or in your file cabinet. The first line of defense against identity theft is you.

Check out these videos from the Pentagon Channel and the U.S. Navy to learn a few more tips to keep your identity safe.

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