Category Archives: Military

Are You a Victim of Tax Identity Theft?

The IRS has created an Identity Theft Information Page Indications your identity may have been stolen and how to report it to the IRS. Your identity may have been stolen if you receive a letter from the IRS stating that … Continue reading

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Senators Unveil Major Cybersecurity Bill

The long-awaited, wide-ranging cybersecurity legislation that would update the laws that govern how the federal government secures its information systems as well as help safeguard the vital private networks in which American society depends on was introduced in the Senate … Continue reading

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Military Members Need to use Active Duty Alert

Active Duty Alert FTC: “If you are a member of the military and away from your usual duty station, you may place an “active duty alert” on your credit report to help minimize the risk of identity theft while you … Continue reading

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Are you living and working in a culture of security?

Recently I was asked, “What is your purpose?” I loved the question and the more I thought about it the more I loved it. Why do I do what I do? Why do I blog and tweet? Why do I … Continue reading

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A veteran made your privacy possible

A few years ago my wife and I visited China with friends. While visiting Tiananmen Square we witnessed a small group of Chinese citizens starting a religious protest. Within a few minutes security appeared with an unmarked van. Plain clothes … Continue reading

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DOD Removing Social Security Numbers from ID Cards

Beginning June 1, 2011 Social Security numbers will not be printed on new military identification cards. This is a very long time coming and should have been done a long time ago. The DOD started removing Social Security numbers from … Continue reading

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