In a recent report about Identity Theft shows how 11.1million US consumers had their identity compromised with a total calculation of $54 Billion USD. This was the 2010 Identity Fraud Survey Report… mentioned at Security News from Australia. It was also reviewed here.
The report states:
Victims ages 18 to 24 were the slowest to detect fraud, taking twice as long as other age groups, the report said. Meanwhile, small and mid-size (SMB) business owners suffered fraud at a rate one-and-a-half times more than other adults.
The methods to steal come from many areas, but mainly it is through ignoring protections that are not that difficult to employ on a corporate network. Contact Menlo Technical Consulting today to find out how to better protect your company.