Take note of these 7 steps to help protect yourself from identity theft. Given heightened geopolitical tensions, the risk of cyber-attacks and identity theft are becoming even more pervasive. Identity theft occurs when someone steals your personal information to commit fraud, such as fraudulently opening accounts, gaining access to accounts, filing tax returns, filing for unemployment benefits, obtaining medical services, or sending fake bills to your health insurer, etc. While these are core steps to take, this is not designed to be an exhaustive list of all steps you may need to take to prevent identity theft. To learn more you can also click here to watch our most recent webinar on the topic of cybersecurity.