Cybersecurity continues to be a hot topic in the United States and, in fact, around the world. We have witnessed numerous data breaches, malware attacks, and now the latest trend, ransomware — holding a computer system hostage until a payment is made. It seems that data breaches are almost inevitable. If you become a target, it becomes simply a question of when.
So, how do we keep ourselves and our older adult parents and loved ones from becoming a target? We are joined today by Matthew Herren, an expert in cybersecurity to help us look into this topic further. We guarantee that some of this thoughts and perspective will make you stop and think the next time you turn on your computer.
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About the Hosts of The Scammercast Podcast:
Scammercast Co-Host Art Maines is a Certified Therapist and Counselor who works with teens and adults with a variety of issues that include, anxiety, depression and trauma.
As a graduate of Washington University, St. Louis, Art has collected experiences from his own family to build an informative book series, secure an on-going series of national speaking engagements and helped to concept The Scammercast, which helps to educate everyone when it comes to the growing problem of people being taken advantage of online.
Click here to learn more about Art’s Book online: SCAMMED: 3 Steps to Help Your Elder Parents & Yourself
Scammercast Co-Host Curtis Bailey is an Elder Attorney, who graduated from the University of Missouri – School of Law and is practicing in estate planning, business transition, and corporate formation in the Midwest serving the St. Louis Metro area via Huffman Law Offices, PC with offices in Maryville and Shiloh, Illinois.
Curtis also participates in seminars and workshops across the nation that focus on the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Scam Prevention. Curtis also advises clients on Corporate Formation, Business Structure, and Business Transition issues.
Curtis is licensed to practice law in both Illinois and Missouri. I am a member of both the Illinois Bar Association and Missouri Bar Association and is the co-founder of Senior Scam Action Associates where he helps seniors, their caregivers, and professionals that serve seniors recognize, prevent and recover from scams and other financial exploitation.