Protect your privacy with tips from the Identity Fraud Institute at Hodges University
By Carrie Kerskie, Director of the Identity Fraud Institute Gone are the days when a telephone was just a telephone. Today, we use smartphones to help us stay connected, stay on track and find answers to anything from anywhere. In the past, if you wanted to do any of these […]

Important Security Settings for Your Smartphone


Photo of a computer hacker.
By Carrie Kerskie, Director of the Identity Fraud Institute Hodges University wants to help you keep your information secure. By focusing on various issues related to identity fraud and identity theft, Carrie Kerskie, director of the Identity Fraud Institute at Hodges University, will share her insight and expertise on each […]

Keep Them Guessing by Changing Your Passwords


Frank with ESL students
Imagine you are on a boat in the middle of the ocean with only a handful of people. This is not a leisurely fishing trip or time spent cruising the waters on a nice day. It’s night and everyone on the boat is hoping to reach their destination safely and […]

Building Confidence in the Midst of Struggle



Tyler Dunham and his family
It’s Monday morning at 5:00 a.m. and although his family is still sleeping, Tyler Dunham begins his day by opening his textbooks, studying and preparing for the day ahead. By 7:00 a.m., he’s on campus ready to spend the next eight to 10 hours in class, learning all there is […]

The Pursuit of a Lifelong Career


Dr, Susan Anderson teaching a class at Hodges University
In the vast field of health care, students have many options when determining their chosen profession. From an emergency medical technician to a doctor or nurse to dentistry, the opportunities are endless. However, for students who seek less patient interaction and more administrative leadership, Dr. Susan Anderson is equipped to […]

Preparing the Next Generation of Health Care Professionals


Using MySSA to Prevent Identity Theft
By Carrie Kerskie, Director of the Identity Fraud Institute at Hodges University A few years ago, the Social Security Administration (SSA) launched a new program allowing anyone over the age of 18 to set up an online account called MySSA, My Social Security Account. The purpose was to allow consumers […]

Using MySSA to Prevent Identity Theft



Getting to Know You, Understanding Consumer Reports
By Carrie Kerskie, Director of the Identity Fraud Institute at Hodges University One of the greatest misconceptions about identity theft is that you can prevent it by refusing to disclose your personal information. Did you know there are companies whose sole source of revenue is the selling of your information? […]

Getting to Know You, Understanding Consumer Reports


Who is Responsible for Unauthorized Charges in a Bank Account?
By Carrie Kerskie, Director of the Identity Fraud Institute at Hodges University Last week, I received a call from John, an identity theft victim. John told me that someone had purchased more than $100 worth of goods or services from China using his debit card. He stated, he called his […]

Who is Responsible for Unauthorized Charges in a Bank Account?


MIS Manager
If you’ve considered advancing your tech career to become a computer and information systems manager — at times referred to as IT managers — then you’re no stranger to the job duties of this title: planning, coordinating and directing an organization’s computer-related activities. However, even if you’re able to check […]

The Best Computer and Information Systems Managers Have These 5 ...