In light of the recent data breach acknowledged by credit reporting agency Equifax, many NEA members are signing up to receive an important NEA member benefit: the educator discount for Lifelock credit monitoring that includes 30 days free and a 10 percent discount.
More than 140 million Americans may have had data stolen by hackers in the Equifax data breach, which appears to have taken place from mid-May through July 2017. Cybercriminals stole names, Social Security numbers, birth dates and addresses. In some cases, driver’s license numbers and even credit card numbers were accessed.
For more information about security steps you can take, watch this video from CNN Money.