Holiday Gifts That Put Your Privacy at Risk

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With the holiday season upon us, consumers are already making their holiday shopping lists. Not surprisingly, tech gifts are the most popular for the 2014 holiday season. What might surprise you, however, is that many of these must-have gifts also put consumers at the highest risk.

IDT911, a provider of identity theft management services, has ranked the top holiday gifts that put your privacy at risk, as well as provided tips to help ensure personally identifiable information (PII) is safeguarded. Tis the season for giving…make sure you're not giving away personal data too.

IDT911 is a provider of personal-touch identity management solutions, identity theft recovery services, breach services and data risk management solutions for businesses.

 

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