Equifax Hack – Your First Steps

Several people have asked what steps to take to protect themselves, particularly their electronic identity, in the wake of the Equifax hack.  Here are some suggested steps that, while not guaranteed to provide protection, at least give you an idea of things I’m doing with some links to make it easier.

Identification Performed by Humans

Identification is a process whereby an identity claim is made and evaluated.

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Organic Operations

Humans do this very naturally when we learn one another’s look, voice, walk and other mannerisms.  The more intimately we know someone the more difficult it is to forge or impersonate that identity in our presence.

Disney Identity Starts With 80,000 Customers

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SecureID News reports that Disneys MagicBand IDs are a great success, having been used by some 80,000 attendees in 2014.  The enhancement cost $1 billion and should open new revenue streams or enhance existing ones by EoY, 2014.