In the modern world, you have different personas— your actual self, online self, and medical self. These different personas are made up of your online records and history. If the wrong person gets their hands on your medical persona, it can lead to disastrous results. Having your medical identity stolen can cause financial damage, hurt your credit score, or result in mistakes in your medical records, leading to misdiagnosis. Your medical identity is one of…

When you think of the phrase identity theft, you may picture masked individuals rifling through your trash or typing furiously as they hack into your online accounts. Rarely do those anonymous figures match up with anyone you know. But what if a relative is the culprit of your identity theft disaster? Learning that a family member is involved makes a bad situation significantly worse. Besides dealing with family politics, you also need to decide whether…

Trail cameras feature motion sensors capable of activating photo or video recording modes, allowing a photographer or a hunter to see whether an animal has been in the area without physically being present. Those same features have found an additional niche in the domain of home security. Strategically-placed, they can record human movement and significantly augment a home’s security setup. However, many thieves will not hesitate to disable, steal, or even destroy cameras they can…

Gun safes are essential for any gun owner, whether they own just one or two firearms or possess an extensive collection. They are fundamental for gun safety, protecting your guns against theft and fire, and compliance with specific legislation, such as child access prevention laws. Traditional gun safes typically take at least a minute to open and access, making them unappealing if you need a gun to protect yourself against an intruder or a home…

It’s one of the most basic defense strategies you can take, and it’s also one of the most effective. Knowing how to secure a door from being kicked in helps keep threats out better than any high-tech alarm system.  Although a latch may keep some burglars out, it won’t keep motivated ones at bay for long. Keep your home secure, and learn how to secure a door from being kicked in so your family can…