Swindles and identity theft are increasing rapidly. New and ingenious ways are invented daily to compromise a company’s good name, financial assets and cyber security. A stolen identity enables a thief to get credit cards, loans and more in your name.
We will explore ways that fraudsters try to con entrepreneurs and ways they may trick your customers into divulging data. You will learn how crooks obtain your information and assess your vulnerability. Discussion will include how to thwart tricksters, cyber security tips and ways to protect customers’ information. Participants will receive a list of resources including powerful actions to help protect their identity and assets.
Participant Learning Objectives: Participants will learn about various types of scams and identity theft, cyber security precautions and prevention tips. You will receive a list of resources including how to report ID theft and fraud. This class will help empower you to become more aware, alert and proactive.
Presenter’s Bio: Maya Sullivan inspires people to become their own boss and helps people take positive actions to prevent ID theft and scams. She has presented over 500 seminars and classes at community colleges, libraries and organizations on a variety of topics. Equipped with an MBA, her career includes positions as a controller, financial analyst, stockbroker and account manager. Kirkus Reviews selected her book, Dare to Be Your Own Boss: Follow Your Passion, Create a Niche, as an Indie Books of the Month Selection.