How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft after Your Data Has Been Breached

Data breachFollowing the unprecedented data breach at Excellus, the 10 million plus affected people are looking for ways to protect themselves from impending risk of future identity theft.

One of the best ways to protect oneself is to make sure that passwords are changed regularly and to not maintain the same password across various accounts.

In addition, freezing one’s credit with all three major credit bureaus is an excellent way to be sure that no unauthorized credit is issued in one’s name.

Finally, the Federal Trade Commission has a comprehensive ID protection guide that is a great resource. Visit their website for more information on how you can protect yourself from identity theft.