I read on The Register today that it is National Identity Fraud Prevention Week here in the UK.
I think anything which helps raise awareness of identity theft is to be encouraged, and so I checked out the campaign’s website at www.stop-idfraud.co.uk.
Maybe I’m a wee bit biased because I work in the computer security field, but I must admit I was somewhat disappointed to see such a heavy emphasis on the importance of using paper shredders and the relatively shallow descriptions of how to protect against online threats.
A little more digging and maybe I shouldn’t have been so surprised about the heavy promotion of paper shredders. The site’s tips…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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