As Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday approach, Florida leaders shared tips on how to keep your data secure and save money when shopping for deals online.
“Online shopping remains a convenient way for consumers to compare products and find bargains this winter shopping season,” said Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Nikki Fried. “However, consumers need to be on the lookout for potential fraud to keep their personal and financial data secure. The holidays can be stressful enough without having your information stolen. These simple steps can help every Floridian spend less time worrying and more time celebrating with their loved ones.”
Before you click “Place Order,” follow these tips on how to keep your data secure and save money as you shop:
- Verify the site is secure. Before you enter your payment information, verify that the website address begins with “https.” The “s” stands for “secure” and means that your information is encrypted before it is…
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