Two dogs are at a computer, and one turns to the other and says, “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” This 1993 New Yorker cartoon (http://bit.ly/YsT5gV) sums up the level of healthy distrust we need to have when it comes to the web.
How do you make sure you’re not being duped? A post on the Protect IU blog offers identity verification advice for a variety of situations:
- In person
- Online (email, chat, social media)