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Dec 20, 2023

Are you aware of the risks lurking in the digital world—especially during the holiday season? In this episode, we're joined by Leigh Tynan, Director of TELUS Online Security, to discuss the importance of cyber safety and how to protect your identity and finances online.

Listen in as Leigh shares her insights on the increasing prevalence of online fraud and identity theft in Canada. We delve into the specific risks Canadians face during the holidays and the best practices for safe online shopping. Leigh also walks us through the three phases of dealing with online fraud and offers practical tips for safeguarding your digital presence.

"Even if you do everything right, you can still be at risk." - Leigh Tynan

This Week on Young Money:

  • The heightened risks of online scams during the holiday season.
  • Strategies for preventing, detecting, and recovering from online fraud.
  • The current landscape of online fraud and identity theft.
  • Best practices for protecting your identity and shopping safely online.
  • The role of TELUS Online Security in safeguarding Canadians' digital lives.

Key takeaways:

  1. Stay vigilant and informed about the risks of online fraud.
  2. Embrace cybersecurity best practices, including two-factor authentication and VPN usage.
  3. Regularly monitor your financial accounts and credit reports.
  4. Utilize resources like TELUS Online Security for comprehensive digital protection.
  5. Share your experiences and report incidents to help combat cybercrime.

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