Author Archives: Ezzy Languzzi

About Ezzy Languzzi

Ezzy is a working mother and educator. She writes from the perspective of a parent seeking to strike a balance between all that technology has to offer and its privacy implications. Ezzy lives in Boston with her husband, son, two dogs, and two chickens.

Will FERPA Protect Our Children’s Data And Privacy?

Do you have a child attending a public school in the U.S., and if so, have you heard of FERPA? The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, otherwise known as FERPA, is a law that protects our children’s data and privacy. …Read More […]

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Don’t Become A Victim of Tax Refund Fraud

Let’s face it. Next to the holidays, tax season is one of the most stressful times of year.  We lose receipts, wait on W-2s, and, now, have to worry about tax refund fraud. What’s tax refund fraud? It’s when an identity …Read More […]

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6 Most Common Scams Against Senior Citizens

It takes an especially despicable individual to scam a senior citizen. Also known as grandparent scams, this type of crime capitalizes on a loved one’s failing memory. Unfortunately, scams against senior citizens are prevalent and run the gamut in complexity from high to low-tech …Read More […]

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IdentityForce Awarded PTPA Seal of Approval

PTPA Seal of Approval Congrats-a-Thon: Enter For A Chance To Win Great Prizes! We’re both honored and excited to announce that we’ve been awarded the highly-coveted and well-respected Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA) Seal of Approval. Recognized as “The Seal …Read More […]

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What a Hacker Is and Hacking Prevention Tips

What is a hacker, and what do they do? A hacker is someone who breaks into a computer to gain access, mostly to  steal information. The recent hack of Target’s customer database affecting as many as 110 million customers at last …Read More […]

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