When identity theft is often brought up, many imagine an adult. The sad reality is that the theft of a child’s identity is on the rise. The worst part is that the child may not find out until they reach the age of 18 years old and attempt to obtain a credit card or loan. By that time, much damage could have been done, leaving your children to pick up the pieces at a time they should be enjoying adulthood. We understand the importance of shredding documents, hardware destruction, and effective records management. We don’t always consider how to teach our young ones to protect their greatest asset—their identity.
Children need protection. Sometimes it’s from physical harm. Other times it could be the heartbreak of first love. Protecting their child’s identity is another area parents need to be hypervigilant about. Use these tips to thwart criminal attempts at ruining your children’s financial future:
Keeping your family safe looks different today than 50 years ago. It’s not only about the physical dangers you must worry about. It’s also the online world. Crown Information Management supports businesses and families with options to destroy outdated documents and store needed ones in a secure facility. Talk to us about our services and how we can help you protect your family from cyber criminals.
For help with properly storing, retrieving, and destroying your family’s confidential documents, put our team to work for you. Call Crown Information Management at 800-979-9545 or contact us online to learn more about our services.
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