If you are an Anthem health insurance company customer you should be aware that Anthem’s database of customer records was breached. This is the largest health care data breach in US history, and could involve up to 80 million employees and customers. Data that may have been compromised include names, birthdates, Social Security numbers, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, employment information, and wages.
If you do not monitor your credit on an annual basis, this event should be your wake-up call. Free credit report applications are available at: https://www.annualcreditreport.com/manualRequestForm.action
And if you own a business, read a recent Skoda Minotti Risk Advisory Services blog on protecting your corporate and customer data through penetration testing.
If you need assistance with minimizing your risk of identity theft or navigating through your credit report and eventual discovery that you are an identity theft victim, please call Frank Suponcic, CPA, CFE, CFF at (440) 449-6800.
To learn more about this topic, you are invited to attend a free Skoda Minotti Identity Theft luncheon seminar on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 11:30 AM in Mayfield Village. For more information and to register, please click here.