BATAVIA, NY (10/24/2017) What: GCC and SUNY are sharing the message:Cyber Security Awareness: Protect your Identity and Credit!
When: Take action NOW and monitor regularly going forward
PSA Detail: If you have a credit report, odds are that you're one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive personal information was exposed during the recent national cyber-attack on one of the nation's three major credit reporting agencies.
GCC and SUNY are sharing the following valuable resources to help SUNY students and all community members protect their personal information. Everyone is encouraged to review these sources and continue to monitor credit reports and accounts!
Concerned about the breach, but not sure what to do? Here is what the Federal Trade Commission advises: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2017/09/equifax-data-breach-what-do
Want more information? Review this important Cyber Attack Guidance from the NYS Attorney General's Office: https://ag.ny.gov/press-release/ag-schneiderman-warns-cyberattacks-following-equifax-data-breach
What regulation is in place to help? Here is a breakdown of the new actions being proposed to protect New Yorkers' consumer information: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-new-actions-protect-new-yorkers-personal-information-wake-equifax
Additional information and resources to keep you safe online are available at:
For further information and photographs, contact Donna Rae Sutherland, associate director of Marketing Communications at (585) 343-0055 x 6616 or firstname.lastname@example.org.