Tag: #digitaldirective

Passwords are a Thief’s Best Friend: $2.1 Million Stolen from Dead Customers and Dormant Accounts

Here’s another reason why it’s important to control and manage digital assets during life and after death. A supervisor at Vanguard Group was sentenced to four years in prison for stealing $2.1 million from the accounts of dead or inactive customers through the use of passwords that he stole from his own staff. Vanguard is … Continue reading “Passwords are a Thief’s Best Friend: $2.1 Million Stolen from Dead Customers and Dormant Accounts”

Estate Planning World Rocked by COVID-19 Pandemic

The global health crisis has moved estate planning from ‘someday’ to “right now.” COVID-19 has also led to an unprecedented number of people moving more and more of their lives into the digital world. That translates to more online accounts, also known as digital assets, being left dangerously unprotected. What happens to the family photos … Continue reading “Estate Planning World Rocked by COVID-19 Pandemic”