LANSING, MIch (WLNS) – October is Cybersecurity Awareness month and this Thursday in Grand Rapids is the 2018 Michigan Cybersecurity Conference.
That’s why John Hey with the Trivalent Group stopped into 6 News This Morning to talk with Jorma Duran about identity theft and how to protect yourself.
He made it clear that most people will be hit by identity theft but that’s not the end of the world.
There are precautions you can take, including backing up your data and storing that out of your computer.
Some simple steps include:
Make your passwords as strong as possible
Don’t use the same password for all your accounts
Stay away from shady websites and links
Watch the video above for more information on cyber-security and what’s being done to keep data safe.