How do you protect your identity and credit in the age of cyber warfare? Whether you are an individual or a business, learn the landscape of cyber scams, security and how to protect yourself. It’s more important than ever to avoid and minimize your risk, or as they call it “point of entry”. Adam Levin is the co-founder and former CEO of Credit.com, one of the first websites to make free credit scores available to consumers. He later went on to become Founder and Chairman of CyberScout, an international cyber security firm.
From a family of politicians and real estate connoisseurs, Adam Levin paved a different path for himself pioneering the bridge between people and their ability to access their credit score. He is a nationally recognized expert on identity theft and credit, and is the author of SWIPED: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves. He has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Evening News, CNBC Closing Bell, MSNBC, Fox Business, Fox & Friends, ABC World News Tonight, and many others. In this two-part episode, he reflects on his personal journey into the credit and cyber security industries and shares helpful tips along the way. He even shares a unique insight into cyber security for the upcoming presidential election.
This is Part One.