Posted on 10/1/2018 12:00 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Created by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance, Cyber Security Awareness Month serves to bring awareness to the increasing risk of your personal data being hacked online.
Living in an ever-changing digital world, it is crucial you take steps to guard your personal information online. Here are some tips for increasing your cyber security:
Be cautious about what you click on
Avoid sending or storing personal information on your cell phone, tablet, laptop, and computer
Do not use untrustworthy public wireless hot-spots
Never leave your devices unattended
Update your computer software with the latest security
Avoid suspicious emails and phone calls
We hope you follow these tips to prevent your personal data from becoming hacked. Should you fall victim to identity theft online, Florida Peninsula Insurance Company stands ready to assist you. We offer protection ...
Posted on 12/1/2017 10:18 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
The holiday season is undoubtedly one of the busiest shopping times of the year. As such, purchases made during this busy time of year could expose you to hackers and scammers looking to steal your identity and drain your bank account. Consider the following tips to protect your information, and wallet during this holiday season:
Purchase items using cash or credit cards to limit the use of your debit card.
It is much easier for hackers to obtain your information from online purchases. If possible, shop in-store rather than shopping online.
If you are doing some online shopping, be sure your computer is equipped with antivirus software and firewalls.
Shred any documents containing personal information, such as your social security number, driver's license number, bills, and bank statements.
Give yourself the gift of identity theft coverage. Florida Peninsula offers an economical endorsement which can be added to their policies providing assistance if you ever ...
Posted on 11/27/2016 10:39 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
We urge you to be knowledgeable about potential scams by taking the following tips into consideration this Cyber Monday.