Is My Identity At Risk?

3 Questions

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    HOW SECURE IS YOUR PAPER TRAIL?Check off any items that apply to you.
    • A. 

      I own a cross-cut shredder and use it regularly

    • B. 

      I shred all pre-approved credit offers I receive by mail

    • C. 

      I shred all "convenience checks" or "balance transfer" checks sent to me by credit card companies

    • D. 

      I am aware that thieves go through my trash looking for financial information

  • 2. 
    IS YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER ON LOCKDOWN?Check off any items that apply to you.
    • A. 

      I never carry my social security card in my wallet or purse.

    • B. 

      I never have anything with my social security number in my wallet or purse.

    • C. 

      I have my social security number printed on my personal checks

    • D. 

      My social security number is my driver's license number, and I have never asked to change it

    • E. 

      I have my social security number stored on a computer connected to the internet

  • 3. 
    IS YOUR ONLINE ACTIVITY A PRIVATE MATTER? Check off any items that apply to you.
    • A. 

      Do you check for a lock next to the URL of sites prior to entering sensitive information?

    • B. 

      Do you password protect your personal login on your computer, so that only you have access to your files?

    • C. 

      Do you know how to properly erase sensitive files from your hard drive so that they are unrecoverable when you dispose of your computer?

    • D. 

      Do you send sensitive personal information such as your social security number, pin numbers, birthdate, etc via email?