Surprise, surprise. There has been such an increase in identity theft cases lately, that it is only natural to want to protect yourself against something as devastating as identity theft. Now we have to mix in the Equifax data breach as something else to worry about. If you take the proper precautions, however, then you can significantly lessen your odds of becoming another one of the many identity theft victims.
USA.gov lists the following advice to protect yourself from identity theft.