March is fraud prevention month in Canada. As a result, resources are working together to join in the fight against frauds such as identity theft.
Joining in the, effort, Hugh Thompson of Digital Home wrote Twelve Ways to protect yourself from Identity Theft, examining what identity theft is, how it happens, suggests twelve ways you can protect yourself from it, and finally what steps to take if you think you are a victim.
This is an excellent piece with advice applicable to everyone.
Canada isn't alone having concerns with regard to identity theft. See these two articles from E Commerce TImes: