Mobile shopping tips

How to be a savvy smartphone shopper

By UM News

How to be a savvy smartphone shopper

By UM News
In honor of national cyber security awareness month, each week we’ll be taking a closer look at popular digital platforms. This week we’re talking about how to protect yourself when shopping online using your mobile devices.

Easy, effortless, and convenient. Most people would describe their online shopping experience this way, but there are potential risks to your personal and financial information when you opt to shop on your smartphone that should be taken seriously. If not careful, your information and identity can be used to make purchases in your name. It can snowball into a much larger problem that can affect your credit, which can cause problems when shopping for major items like a car or home, or if you are applying for a job that requires pulling a credit report.

UM Information Technology has compiled a helpful guide. Read more at https://security.it.miami.edu/about-iso/events/ncsam/mobile-shopping/index.html   

 

Learn more about NSCAM here.


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