Adam Levin

Adam K. Levin is a consumer advocate with more than 30 years of experience and is a nationally recognized expert on cybersecurity, privacy, identity theft, fraud, and personal finance. A former Director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Mr. Levin is Chairman and founder of CyberScout (formerly IDT911) and co-founder of Credit.com. Adam Levin is the author of Amazon Best Selling book "Swiped", available in our store now!

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Meet the Expert: Adam Levin

In this video, Bottom Line Inc President Sarah Hiner introduces cybersecurity expert Adam Levin. Mr. Levin, chairman and founder of…

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Cyberattacks: Fake News or Real Concern?

Lately, it has been impossible to get away from news stories about Russian hackers and other cyberattacks. In this video,…

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Monitor Your Financial Accounts Daily

In this video, Adam Levin, chairman and founder of CyberScout and author of Swiped, emphasizes the need to monitor your…

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Credit-Monitoring Services Can Help You

According to noted cybersecurity expert Adam Levin, credit monitoring, in conjunction with identity monitoring, can help you keep your identity…

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The 3-Pronged Approach to Identity Protection

As much as we try to protect ourselves from identity theft, we can’t always prevent it. In this video, Adam…

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Who Needs Your Social Security Number?

In this video, cybersecurity expert Adam Levin and author of Swiped, discusses who you should and should not give your…

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Debit Card vs. Credit Card – Which Should You Use?

When you are making a purchase, which offers you greater protection from identity thieves—your debit card or your credit card?…

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The Dangers of ATM Card Skimmers

Card skimmers are increasingly placing ATM and credit card users at risk for fraud. In this video, Adam Levin, chairman and…

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Stay Safe When Using Social Media

In this video, Adam Levin, chairman and founder of CyberScout and author of Swiped, offers several tips on how to…

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PayPal, Venmo and Money-Sharing Apps – Are They Safe?

Increasingly, payment apps such as Venmo are being used to facilitate payments and money sharing, but are these services really…

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Beware the Biggest Online Scams

Phishing scams, where an online thief impersonates a reputable authority in order to gain your money or log-in credentials, are…

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Beware of Ransomware

In this video, Adam Levin, chairman and founder of CyberScout and author of Swiped, walks you through one of the…

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How to Tell If a Website Is Secure

You can find a website for anything on Google, but can you trust these websites? Not necessarily says Adam Levin,…

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Is the Government Invading Your Cyber Privacy?

There is a fine line between the government monitoring digital communications for matters of national security and invading the privacy of…

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What to Do When Your Personal Information Has Been Compromised

It has become a sad reality of modern life that personal information you have innocently provided to the companies you…

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The Information That Hackers Want

Credit card numbers, Social Security numbers, birthdates—is there any information that hackers are particularly interested in? In this video, Adam…

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Is it Safer to Shop Online or In-Store?

In this video, noted cybersecurity expert Adam Levin explains the risk of credit card theft in both online and brick-and-mortar…

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How to Create an Effective Password

We all have multiple passwords for our various online identities, but how do you know if your passwords are strong…

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Is Your Spouse an Identity Thief?

Although it can be an uncomfortable notion, one’s own spouse might take advantage of the relationship to steal their partner’s…

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What are the Biggest Risks for Identity Theft?

Every day it seems as though we are constantly hearing about new hacks and additional instances of identity theft. Adam…