by guest writer Brian Boak, Private Client Risk Manager, P & C
The rapid integration of digital technologies into everyday life continues to create new risks and challenges that many individuals and families frequently overlook or do not yet fully appreciate.
Take these two technological developments: Smartphones and the Internet of Things (IoT). While smartphone and mobile technology as a whole has put the Internet at the fingertips of a greater number of people worldwide, it also has allowed the development of millions of applications that collect and store large quantities of personal data that could easily fall into the wrong hands. Today's mobile users not only have to contend with the unsafe data collection of certain mobile apps, but they must also be on guard for hackers who have developed fraudulent versions of popular apps designed to steal personal data, such as credit card information.Read More