Why Target the Healthcare Sector?

Why Target the Healthcare Sector?

What are PHI and PII? Protected health information (PHI), also referred to as personal health information, generally refers to demographic information, medical histories, test and laboratory results, mental health conditions, insurance information, and other data that...
Fall into Good Identity Protection Habits

Fall into Good Identity Protection Habits

Whether you are planning a late vacation, or simply traveling for work, the incidence of fraud is continuing to increase at a rate of 13%. (Source) Travel brands and online travel agencies (OTA) are no exception to this trend. Rates for this industry have increased in...
Protecting Patients Starts with Protecting Your Employees

Protecting Patients Starts with Protecting Your Employees

Due to the rise of medical identity theft and data breaches, healthcare employees are at a heightened risk of having their personal data stolen. That is driving the critical need to keep employees’ identities and data secured and protected. Providing identity...
Friendly Fraud, Why it is Not-So-Friendly

Friendly Fraud, Why it is Not-So-Friendly

Almost half of medical identity theft was perpetrated by a relative or someone else they knew. That is why it has earned the label of “the friendly fraud”. According to Consumer Reports, the effects of medical identity theft can be far-reaching, costing victims time,...
Lock Up Those Credentials

Lock Up Those Credentials

Did you know that the average business person has 191 passwords. Those 191 credentials are the gateway to personal and financial information. According to a report by LastPass, 81% of confirmed data breaches are due to passwords. Yet 61% of people to use the same or a...
Tax Time Doesn’t Have To Mean Fraud Time

Tax Time Doesn’t Have To Mean Fraud Time

If you have not already, you are probably in the midst of preparing your tax return. It is one of the automatics in life. It is already painful enough, but now you have to worry about the risks of someone filing your return before you do? According to BNA, The IRS...