Easy Prey: Seniors are prime targets for cybercrime because many of them have been preparing for retirement and have sizable savings. Their lack of familiarity with technology can set them up to be deceived or hacked. Scammers are going to elaborate lengths to hide their deception. It’s important to be aware of their schemes.
Easy Prey: Today’s guest is Scott Schober. Scott is the CEO of Berkeley Varitronics Systems. As a cybersecurity and wireless technology expert, Scott has had regular appearances on Bloomberg TV, ABC, CBS, FOX News, Good Morning America, CNN, CNBC, and many more. Scott is the author of Hacked Again, Cyber Security is Everybody’s Business, and his latest book, we’ll talk about today, Senior Cyber.
Senior Cyber is a little different than Scott’s other books. Scott was inspired to write it as he has helped his parents and grandparents with technology.
As he was looking for resources for his parents and grandparents, he found that the books tended to talk down to the audience. It makes the audience feel intimidated.
“As we get older we tend to be more trusting, more innocent, and we share things and tell people. But then we hide things when we make mistakes or do something stupid because we are embarrassed. So finding that balance in the world…