Big time serious topic for Monday morning: How many American identities stolen on tax day?
Michael Daugherty, is a Senior Writer for Cyber Defense Magazine and is a Board Member at SnoopWall: The Global Leader in Affordable Breach Prevention.
After listening to him, you’ll want to buy his book: The Devil Inside the Beltway: The Shocking Expose of the US Government’s Surveillance and Overreach Into Cyber-security, Medicine and Small Business.
Given that you (hopefully!) JUST filed your tax returns last week, this opening statement by Lamar Smith (R-Texas) at a House Technology Committee hearing on Thursday should worry you:
“The IRS has not taken the necessary steps to ensure that individuals are who they claim to be before handing over Americans’s confidential tax information.”
Yahoo News published this article 10 days ago and it’s reveal will make your head explode:
So, if you thought I’d be starting the week talking about fashion trends, Kim Kardashian, and can’t-miss summer recipes that reduce your carbon footprint, you’re sadly mistaken.
Here’s Michael’s full bio from his website:
Michael Daugherty is President & CEO of LabMD, an Atlanta-based clinical and anatomic medical laboratory with a national client base. LabMD specializes in analysis and diagnosis of blood, urine, and tissue specimens for cancers, micro-organisms and tumor markers. Mike founded LabMD in 1996 after 14 years in surgical device sales with U.S. Surgical Corp. and Mentor Corporation. Outside of LabMD, Michael enjoys playing tennis, traveling, and flying his Cirrus SR22 Turbo single engine aircraft. He is a member of the University of Michigan Alumni Association, the Atlanta Aero Club, and the Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Mike holds a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and has resided in Atlanta since 1987, when he moved to Atlanta from Portland, Oregon.
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