How Your Digital Citizenship Helps With Fraud Prevention

  • Fraud Prevention

Because its National Cyber Security Awareness Month, wed like to take some time to educate you about digital citizenship.

Digital citizenship is defined as the norms of behavior with regard to technology use. In a society full of technology, the rules and social norms can be unclear in the digital space. Especially when talking about identity thieves. They come in all shapes and sizes and with online transactions its hard to identify these criminals. So what do you do?

Educate and inform your staff and customers about digital citizenship, the importance of their safety online, and how they can be digitally literate and ethical. For your company, you can implement more layers to your online security. Drivers license verification, identity verification, dynamic KBA and more can help you keep fraudsters out and your data in. Industries such as banking, online gaming, retail, legal and insurance all need to be aware of the solutions available to enhance their fraud prevention strategy.

Information technologies have changed the world in which todays businesses operate and grow. The resources available online and the accompanying array of internet-enabled devices give businesses more opportunities to learn, share, communicate and possibly have their data compromised by fraudsters. Without the proper knowledge and plan, your company could fall victim of a major crime and suffer a loss. Its important to have a strong fraud prevention solution in place along with keeping your guard up for suspicious activity, scams, and unfamiliar communications.

If you have any questions about fraud prevention and online security, feel free to contact us.

[Contributed by EVS Marketing]