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Christensen: Q&A on how to strengthen email security after Yahoo hack | Commentary

Christensen: Q&A on how to strengthen email security after Yahoo hack | Commentary

Russian hackers allegedly influencing our elections, a serious security breach of 1 billion Yahoo accounts and various holiday email scams are dominating the news.

Having your identity stolen is not a question of if, but when. Assume your sensitive data is always vulnerable and take every precaution to protect it when online. This also is true when filling out personal information on forms. If a Social Security number is required, at a medical office for instance, ask why it's needed, how it's going to be used and how the business intends to protect it.

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