Gerri Burns, former educator for 32 years is the owner and President of IDT Secure and benefits coordinator for LegalShield/IDShield, a legal service plan and identity theft monitoring and restoration program. She is a certified identity theft risk management specialist, and one of an elite group of National Employee Benefits Consultants specializing in helping businesses of all sizes deal with their legal needs and best practices on the federal laws regarding identity theft through LegalShield and Kroll Inc., two 40 + year old companies.To receive this certification, Gerri completed five areas of study and testing:
- Understanding Identity Theft
- Credit Reports, Specialty Reports and Public Records
- Consumer Protection Law Summaries
- Identity Theft Risk Management and Resolution
- Identity Theft Risk and Issues for Businesses
Gerri is one of the first individuals in this area to receive this special certification. It qualifies her to counsel individuals about identity theft. She also has knowledge of consumer laws that have been developed to help consumers if they happen to become victims as well as the information they need to begin restoring their identity if it is compromised.
Gerri will able to share information on the 7 different types of identity theft, different data breaches, and tips to help you be proactive. You can’t stop identity theft from happening, but you can be proactive.