There’s no denying that technology continues to influence our lives in a myriad of ways. Our day-to-day activities are now heavily dominated by online and digital services that allow us to work, do business, learn, conduct financial transactions — and much more — all from the comfort of our homes.
The convenience of such services is unmatched, but increased use of technology to share information imposes a greater risk to our personal and financial data. According to Statista, the total number of data breach cases in the U.S. in 2020 was 1,001, and over 155.8 million individuals were affected by data exposures.
Data breaches aren’t stopping any time soon, and they will continue to put consumers’ personal information at risk. That is why it’s so important to remain vigilant and do what you can to prevent being a victim.
Virtual credit cards are among the various precautionary measures one can take to better protect their personal information. Here’s what you should know about virtual credit cards and how to use them.