Tue, Apr 30, 2019

Brian Lapidus Featured in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Identity Theft Article

As new research on identity theft continues to roll in, it paints an unsettling picture of how good crooks are getting at their craft. Although the number of U.S. breaches fell in 2018, the number of records exposed containing sensitive, personally identifiable information (such as Social Security and financial-account numbers) spiked by 126% from the year before, according to a report from the Identity Theft Resource Center.

Brian Lapidus, Kroll's Identity Theft and Breach Notification Practice Leader, discussed the increasing levels of sophistication in phishing emails, potential ways to identify these scams, and what to do if you’re a victim.

Read the full article here.