Peter Zilahy Ingerman, PhD, FBCS - Consultants

We specialize in Computer, Human, and Systems Symbiosis... making all of the parts work together simply and smoothly for the benefit of all the parts!

On Security and Privacy Issues

*The more vigilant of us may pay attention to our credit scores and make a point of seeing what each of the 3 companies is saying about our debts and bill paying habits.

*Some of us are very protective of our social security numbers. I don't even use mine at the hospital. It's purpose is for federal taxation not a public ID number.

*A few of us even do periodic Internet searches to see what's being attributed to us.

*It is important to follow through on all of these and clear up any misinformation before it can cause problems.

*Then there are things like blocking potential camera views when entering pin numbers.

*Shredding trash with sensitive information can be a good step to protecting your identity as well.

*Don't forget to use complex mixed format passwords and change them OFTEN!

*What other things do some of you do to protect your privacy, security, and identity?

*Are there more things we can or should be doing?

*Here is an article that brings up even more security and privacy issues you may not yet have considered!
http://qz.com/211178/you-should-fear-background-checks-even-if-youve-done-nothing-wrong/