With more than 300 million members, LinkedIn is the world’s go-to online professional networking site. It’s a valuable resource for staying in touch with colleagues, searching for jobs and getting discovered by potential employers. It’s also a valuable resource for identity thieves because user profiles typically include a wealth of personally identifiable information (PII).
You can protect your PII on LinkedIn by making sure you have adjusted your privacy settings according to your tolerance for risk. This tip sheet will familiarize you with your privacy options and give you step-by-step instructions for enabling privacy settings that work for you.