While it can be more convenient and add to your productivity to use your personal devices (computers, phones, etc.) for work, there are some risks to consider.Read More
It’s always important to protect your Social Security number (SSN), but it’s extra important to do so around tax time. Read More
A Social Security number can be used to steal your identity (commonly called identity theft) to commit fraud, open new credit and bank accounts, get medical care/other benefits and obtain employment.Read More
In 1973 the U.S. Dept of Health Education and Welfare (HEW) to look at the impact of computerization on medical records privacy. The members wanted to develop policies that would allow the benefits of computerization to go forward, but at the same time provide safeguards for personal privacy.Read More
Brad is a sales agent and makes sales calls from his home. His company uses their employees' Social Security numbers as their company ID numbers. It's on their business cards. When the employees take a new order, their Social Security number appears on their customer's paperwork.