If you’ve read my (numerous!) Surety articles on the internet, you may think bonds are. While this is true, I do have ideas on other subjects and here is one which has me worried: Cyber Security.
The threats are all around us: Phishing, hacking, denial of service attacks, Squirrels in Attic, identity theft, viruses and credit card fraud. It is clear that the guys won’t ever let up, never stop looking for ways to take advantage of people – unless we do something dramatic to thwart them eternally.
So here they are, solutions that are cheap or FREE! That will help protect you, your privacy and your assets.
Protect Your Data
What if they lose your information, sell it or they get hacked?! Here is a solution that will protect your passwords, account numbers and other valuable info, prevent all web and email scams and ensure that you have complete access to all your info, all the time.
This solution is portable and permanent, and the whole cost is (you are gonna love this): $1.79 at Staples.
This security solution is known as a”Pocket Notepad.” Here is how it works.
You write down all of your stuff that is important you set the notepad.
Whenever you go fishing no hacking, no phishing, and you can take it with you. Totally portable!
Credit Card Fraud
So many ways for thieves to get your info. They use skimmers to read your data. There is malware, net scams and choosing through your trash.
This solution is known as”Cash.”
Money is paper money and coins issued by the authorities. You can use it to purchase anything, and it is accepted everywhere. Pay with Cash and never worry again about unauthorized access to your account.
Facebook and other social network platforms gather your data – what? There is not any way to predict who may have access and then misuse it.
Our security solution is another Free one! This will protect your info on the internet from abuse or attack. You will have the ability to pursue new relationships as you do with your current social media and maintain current friendships.
In actuality, this solution goes much farther! It enables an enhanced level of communication in which you not can see the person in real time, and really touch them! It is called”Talking.” Insane!
This is a concept that’s been used successfully for thousands of years. It is tried and proven – and it could work for you, too.
So there you have three great inexpensive alternatives to the cyber threats we face, them. Technology might be the problem’s source, but it’s not the cure. With this article, we invite you to consider the following:
You may not find the solution to every problem in your mobile phone. I acknowledge they are cool and do a lot – more daily. Try giving it a chance.
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Steve Golia is your National Surety Director for Great Midwest Insurance Company, an A-8 carrier.
The company supplies creativity and speed to Payment and Performance Bonds, around $10 million per contract.