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Aims to Raise Public Awareness This month, October, is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) and it’s now in its 15th year as an annual initiative to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. NCSAM 2018 is a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and… Read More
A data breach that compromises your identity can have a long-term emotional impact on your health, in addition to challenges you will have developing your personal strategy to protect your health and wealth from a possible stolen identity. Sometimes it can feel like you are fighting an invisible enemy. Staying informed is the best way… Read More
There are many ways to prevent identity theft. But look closely at these five steps. Sometimes they are so simple or heard of so often, we fail to recognize them as the most critical to protecting our identity. These steps are: Be Very Careful Before Clicking on Any Link in a Text Message You have… Read More
A data breach or credit hack is when your personal data might have been exposed. Identity theft occurs after a data breach when cyber criminals use stolen data to commit fraud in your name. Chelsea State Bank wants you to understand the differences between data breach protection and identity theft, so you can prevent some… Read More
Identity theft is criminal behavior. It involves the illegal access or use of an individual’s personal or financial information. Identity theft can result in financial loss and seriously damage your credit history. If you are a victim, it will require substantial efforts to repair with identity theft restoration. Chelsea State Bank wants you to understand… Read More
Any illegal activity that involves children is something all of society needs to address. One that you may not readily see as a problem is theft of a child’s identity. It happens. And you’ll want be on high alert to protect your child’s personal identity. As a parent today, child identity protection has to be… Read More
The holidays are just around the corner, and that means many of us will be making purchases online to avoid large crowds and busy mall traffic. While online shopping has made our lives easier, it also exposes new weaknesses with the information we use to make those very purchases. The holiday season is a productive… Read More
Chances are that you or someone you know have been the victim of debit/credit card fraud. Even though your personal card is covered for any fraud and you have zero liability for any charges, having to go through the process of identifying and returning fraud charges and then being without a card while you wait… Read More