Preventing Identity Theft For Dummies

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  • Twenty-seven million Americans have been victims of identitytheft in the last five years and the total cost of identity theftapproaches $48 billion per year (total costs to businesses are $43billion and the direct cost to consumers is $5 billion)
  • These staggering statistics have prompted security consultantMichael Arata to provide readers with the resources they need toguard themselves against identity theft
  • In this valuable book, Arata offers easy-to-follow,straightforward advice on understanding identity theft, minimizingrisk, maintaining vigilance, choosing who to share personalinformation with, selecting hard-to-guess PINs, determiningvictimization, reviewing a credit report, charting a course ofaction, resolving credit problems, reclaiming good credit, and muchmore
  • Explains how to recover successfully if identity theft doesoccur
  • Author Michael Arata, CISSP, CPP, CFE, ACLM, is a veteran ofthe security industry with more than fifteen years ofexperience

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Protect yourself from America’s fastest growing crime

See how loose lips sink credit ratings and why there’s nosafety in numbers

How is a dumpster diver like a wallet snatcher? Both are out tohijack your identity, so dive into this book and find out how tofight back! Discover why every home needs a shredder, what yourbank statement can tell you, and how to reclaim your good name ifit’s already too late.

The Dummies Way

  • Explanations in plain English
  • "Get in, get out" information
  • Icons and other navigational aids
  • A dash of humor and fun

Discover how to:

  • Recognize and avoid common scams
  • Guard your privacy effectively
  • Act promptly if theft occurs
  • Read your credit report
  • Choose secure passwords
  • Report identity theft to the right people

About the Author:

Michael J. Arata, Jr., has more than fifteen years of security experience. He’s investigated numerous credit fraud cases and currently serves as Director of Corporate Security for Rudolph and Sletten.

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