Increasing Cybersecurity and Identity Theft Awareness

Inside Higher Ed: With college students facing issues such as phishing or identity theft, some university and college security departments are incorporating different strategies in order to raise awareness of cybersecurity issues.

The number of individuals reporting identity theft in recent years has increased, and according to Consumer Reports, college students are more susceptible to identity theft than any other age group. Additionally, according to a report from the Federal Trade Commission, student loan identity theft increased in 2017 and 2018.

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