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Tax-Related Identity Theft: The Importance Of Protecting Your Social Security Number

With your social security number, criminals can open accounts in your name, potentially leaving you stuck with fraudulent charges.

09/08/2014

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Data Breaches: Expert Tips For Protecting Small Businesses

A data breach can be devastating to a small business. Protect yourself, so security issues don’t take your company under.

09/05/2014

Get Protected: America’s Top Identity-Theft Scams

Each year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.

08/28/2014

Top Tips For Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

Identity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.

08/28/2014

Child Identity Theft: Warning Signs Your Child’s Identity Is Being Used

Identity theft is terrible, no matter whom it happens to, but it seems even more offensive when it’s carried out against a child. Keep watch for these signs that your child has been the victim of identity theft.

08/28/2014

The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn’t look like that trend will change anytime soon.

08/28/2014

How To Repair Your Credit After Identify Theft

Many Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.

08/28/2014

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USC Announces New Security Measures In Wake Of Exchange Student’s Murder

The University of Southern California Friday announced new security and safety programs in the wake of a Chinese exchange student’s murder.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2014

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SoCal PF Chang’s Restaurants Linked To Nationwide Security Breach

Customers of P.F. Chang’s restaurants across Southern California were notified Monday of a security breach involving involving credit and debit card data, company officials said.

08/04/2014

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Jurors Hear Dramatic Testimony During Bryan Stow Civil Trial

Also for jurors, a cell phone video made of a fight that broke out in the stands showing there was no security in sight.

06/04/2014

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eBay Asks Users To Change Password After Breach

E-commerce site eBay is asking users to change their password after a cyberattack compromised a database containing encrypted passwords.

05/21/2014

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DA Lacey To Give Keynote Address At Cybersecurity Summit

District Attorney Jackie Lacey will be a keynote speaker Friday at a cyber-security conference aimed at long-range solutions on how to better track data thieves and secure key computer systems.

05/16/2014

A Los Angeles Airport Police officer stands in front of Terminal 3 security screeners, the site of shooting scene, after law enforcement official completed their investigation and prepare to re-open the terminal at Los Angeles International Airport November 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The airport is almost back to normal operations a day after a man pulled an assault rifle and shot his way through security at Terminal 3, killing one Transportation Security Administration worker and wounding several others. Federal officials identified the alleged gunman as Paul Ciancia, 23, of New Jersey. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Airport Commission Reports 130 Suggestions To Improve LAX Security, Emergency Response

Quarterly reports were announced Monday to be made on the implementation of some 130 steps aimed at improving responses to emergency situations and avoiding a repeat of failures that occurred during a fatal November shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, according to the city’s airport-oversight agency.

04/21/2014

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International Law Helps Boost A Los Angeles Attorney’s Earning Potential

A managing partner from one local law firm shares sound advice on staying competitive within the legal industry.

04/14/2014

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‘Heartbleed’ Bug Causes Major Security Headache

A confounding computer bug called “Heartbleed” is causing major security headaches across the Internet.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2014

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