Personal Security

Keep your personal information private by securing every aspect of your life. Read about identity theft and how to protect yourself from fraud. We also give simple tips on how to keep your online accounts secure as well as keeping you up to date with the latest data breach news and happenings in the personal security sector.

Intelius Review: Background Search or Scam?

Intelius phone app

Wondering who is calling you from unknown numbers? Has someone new entered your life in an important role but you would like to know more about them before you let them too close to you and your family? Using the power of the internet, Intelius makes it possible to access a treasure trove of information online. Here is our review of this leading site in the online background check space including features, pricing, pros, cons and more…

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Best Background Check Service: Spokeo vs Intelius vs US Search vs Peoplesmart vs BeenVerified and More

Fingerprint: Best background check services

As a private investigator, I’ve been trained to do background checks. I spend a large amount of my time researching. Not only by searching through public records, but also utilizing open source intelligence, social media and accessing fee-based databases that my company subscribes to. Of course, all too often, people ask us how to do a background check online themselves. One might think that we would feel threatened by this, but it doesn’t take away as much business from us as one might think. So, let’s spend some time exploring what you get from these online background check companies…

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How Do Background Checks Work? Our Security Expert Chimes In

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Our security expert Greg Leimone, the North America Security Manager for a large agriculture company, provides insight into background checks, how they work, and how reliable service providers are. Background check websites have continued to pop up all over, and there is no sign of their popularity slowing down. We live in an ever-increasing digital age where it seems that there is more time spent in the virtual world than in the physical one. Read on to learn more about online background check companies and what to expect and look out for…

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9 Data Loss Prevention Tips For Your Digital Life

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Let’s face it. Phones get stolen, computers crash, coffee spills on our iPads. Life (and accidents) happen. So when it does, it’s critical to be prepared. Because we rely so heavily on technology nowadays, it’s that much more important to have a contingency plan. It’s devastating enough to lose your precious devices but it’s that much more frustrating to lose what is on them too. So here are some data loss prevention tips to help prevent it from happening to you…

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