Posted on 5/1/2019 12:00 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
On May 4th, World Password Day, Florida Peninsula would like to take a moment to remind you of the importance of keeping your passwords safe, secure, and complex.
Posted on 12/1/2017 3:00 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
Identity theft is a serious crime which happens when someone uses your personal information without your consent to commit fraud or other crimes. Personal information includes things like your name and Social Security, or credit card numbers. ID theft can happen anywhere, at any time. Fortunately, there are some simple ways to lower your risk of becoming a victim.
1. Always verify who you are speaking to over the phone: Remember, banks or creditors will never call you randomly and ask you to verify your credit card numbers or social security numbers. This only happens when you are the person calling trying to get information about your account. Always search online directly through your bank or creditor’s website to obtain their official contact numbers. Never dial a number from a third-party. To be even safer, go directly to the branch to solve any issues you may have.
2. Handle financial documents with care: If you need to throw away documents ...