Online Risk Management Tips
The following tips are used with permission from The Guidry Group, a leading provider of security and risk management services. These tips are geared toward high profile individuals and families who face increased risk due to their wealth and status.
  1. Someone is always collecting information about you online to sell to someone. Vigilance and common sense are the best defenses.
  2. Share personal information with care.
  3. Build friend lists and groups with care and periodically review them.
  4. Maximize privacy settings on your apps.
  5. Periodically review/remove unwanted apps.
  6. Hackers target social networks to introduce malware/viruses on personal computers and mobile devices, so exercise caution when downloading files.
  7. Encrypt electronic documents that contain personal information.
  8. Never reveal account numbers, mother’s maiden names, or social security numbers.
  9. Do not publish your birth date on any app.
  10. Regularly review and monitor your consumer credit reports.

This publication provides general information and/or recommendations that may apply to many different situations or operations. Any recommendations described in this publication are not intended to be specific to your unique situation or operation and are not intended to address all possible hazardous conditions or unsafe acts that may exist. Consult with your staff and specialists to determine how and whether the information in this publication might guide you in specific plans for your situation or operations. Additionally, this article does not substitute for legal advice, which should come from your own counsel.