Cyber Security Tips for Last-Minute Holiday Shopping

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Consider this scenario: you’re at home listening to holiday music, drinking a cup of hot chocolate, and wrapping presents when it suddenly hits you: you forgot a gift for someone on your list! Instead of venturing out to an overcrowded shopping center, it’s often easier to stay in the comfort of your own home and complete your holiday shopping online. Throw in expedited shipping, and purchasing gifts online can be quick and convenient. However, online shopping can also pose some risks.

If you’re planning on doing some online shopping, keep the following tips in mind to help keep your personal and financial information secure: