Children are 51X more likely to be at risk of becoming victims of identity theft. The rise of child identity theft and what parents can do is discussed by Morgan Wright, Cyber Security Analyst, on Fox Business Network with Deirdre Bolton. Military dependent children are not immune.
Morgan’s 5 Golden rules:
1. Get identity theft monitoring and comprehensive restoration [through Team Veteran to help create sustainability funds for vetted Veteran charities]
2. Quit giving out your SSN
3. Quit being the bait for phishing and spearphishing
4. Don’t fall for the sense of urgency
5. Get security software – use two factor authentication