Banks must develop robust security protocols but should also consider cybersecurity insurance and be willing to contact law enforcement. Adam Levin, chairman and founder of CyberScout, joins a panel of cyber security experts at the American Bankers Association National Conference for Community Bankers.
Head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Mick Mulvaney, has pulled back from a full-scale probe of how Equifax failed to protect the personal data of millions of consumers, according to people familiar with the matter. Adam Levin, chairman and founder of CyberScout, weighs in on how this will have a "deleterious psychological affect when it comes to how consumers feel about the way they're being protected in the United States."
Last year broke records for data breaches, according to the 2017 Data Breach Year-End Review, released by the Identity Theft Resource Center and CyberScout. Learn more in this HuffPost story on tax identity theft.
Adam Levin, chairman and founder of CyberScout, urges taxpayers to file their taxes as soon as possible before identity thieves do. Learn more in this consumer report.
Data breaches hit an all-time high in 2017 of 1,579 breaches, according to the 2017 Data Breach Year-End Review released by the Identity Theft Resource Center and CyberScout. Here are four ways to limit your risk.
Dodge tax scams, money scams, online dating scams and other kinds of financial fraud with tips from experts, including Adam Levin, chairman and founder of CyberScout.
Virginia Senator Mark Warner and Massachussetts Senator Elizabeth Warren have a new bill aimed at preventing the next #equifaxbreach. CyberScout Chairman and Founder Adam Levin shares his analysis on WTOP-FM.
Adam Levin, chairman and founder of CyberScout, tells the Detroit Free-Press that the settlement represents a step in the right direction for consumer privacy and sends a message to other companies that might be tempted to cut corners in safeguarding information, especially when it relates to smart toys that could collect personal information from children.
Uber left the keys to its Amazon Web Services platform where hackers could grab them; many other AWS-powered companies may be similarly exposed. Learn more in this article from Adam Levin, a consumer advocate with more than 30 years of experience and a nationally recognized expert on security, privacy, identity theft, fraud, and personal finance. A former Director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Mr. Levin is chairman and founder of CyberScout and co-founder of Credit.com. Adam Levin is the author of "Swiped," available in book stores now. @Adam_K_Levin
In a global market where 144 million unique U.S. Social Security numbers have been released into the wild, the time to integrate added security into our identity verification regime is upon us. However, doing so requires a careful consideration of the downstream consequences and unintended uses of new technologies like biometrics. Learn more in this article from Eduard Goodman, global privacy officer at CyberScout.