Protecting Your Identity

Understanding phishing and other consumer scams

This morning key information that impacts your wallet.  Did you know that consumer fraud is at an all-time high and scammers daily are seeking new ways to get your hard earn money?  October is National Cyber-security Awareness Month and the American Bankers Association is kicking off a new campaign to educate consumers about the threat of phishing scams.  My guest is Paul Benda – Senior Vice President, Risk and Cybersecurity Policy, American Bankers Association

The American Bankers Association   is launching a first-of-its-kind, industry-wide campaign to educate consumers about the persistent threat of phishing scams. The engaging #BanksNeverAskThat campaign uses attention-grabbing humor to reinforce the notion that banks do not text, call or email customers asking for sensitive information like their passwords and social security numbers. The campaign is the largest consumer protection initiative in ABA’s history. For more information go here:

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