You probably heard about the recent Equifax data breach. Read this Tampa Bay Times article to find out how hackers personal data from Equifax. Now, define the problem. What can you do? Read this article from Tampa Bay Times on what to do. What are some of the recommendations? Students can conduct more research and create public service announcement to provide information on the breach and recommendations on what to do. Now check out this article to see how lawmakers grilled former Equifax executives. What do you think? Do you think the company's attempts at cybersecurity will be effective? Why or why not? How does the law protect individuals from identity theft?
SS.912.FL.6.10 Compare federal and state regulations that provide some remedies and assistance for victims of identity theft.
Deborah Kozdras, Ph.D.