With the recent disclosure of the Equifax breach, many have asked us for tips and tricks related to protecting your data/identity in the event that it was included in a breach. We’ve developed an easy to digest info graphic that highlights some steps that one can take to see if they’re affected by a breach.
So what exactly was lost in the Equifax breach?
The following personally identifiable information (PII) elements were compromised:
Social Security numbers
Driver’s license numbers (in some cases)
Equifax has established the following resources to identify if your information was included in the breach and provide you with assistance if your data was compromised:
A call center at 866-447-7559.
Have any questions regarding data breaches and best practices? Contact us and will be happy to assist you in your security needs!