In 2017, over one million children’s records were stolen, study shows
Child identity theft is a crime that occurs when a person uses the information of a minor in order to commit fraud. There’s a number of reasons why children’s information is attractive for thieves. Mostly because a children’s credit report is clean, which allows thieves to use it for financial purposes and the crime can go unnoticed over a long period of time until it’s too late.
The good news is there are preventative steps you can take to keep children’s sensitive information safe.
BrandProtect has developed a series of free, monthly Executive Threat Briefs focused on social media risk. The briefs deal with online situations that you and your people encounter every day, and the simple steps you can take to be better protected from common social media dangers. You can use this piece internally and externally for educating your staff (and alerting their families) on social media risk.