When news of a cyber breach breaks, consumers across the country start worrying about whether or not their personal data was exposed and how that could negatively impact their credit. Protecting against damage to your finances is a serious concern and not an altogether uncomplicated process.
This week on CYBER24, we sit down with Utah Deputy Attorney General David Sonnenreich, to get his perspective on some of the options consumers have and steps they can take to protect themselves if they believe their personal information has been exposed.
In this episode, we discuss the advantages of fraud alerts, credit freezes and credit locks. We cover the advantages and disadvantages of each. And we take a careful look at what businesses need to do in the wake of increased data breaches.