In a recent report by the firm ID Analytics, more than 140,000 children across the United States were found to have been victims of child identity theft. The report supported other studies that have found the same troubling trend, as well as a growing awareness in the cybercrime community of the value of child identities and the ease with which they can be compromised.Today, the Daily Shield welcomes Steve Schwartz, Intersections’ Executive Vice President, Consumer Services. In today’s video presentation, Steve shares some thoughts on how parents can help protect their children from identity theft. It starts with parents understanding how and why their child’s personal information is used by schools, at the doctors office, etc.
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