228. Dana Mantilia – How To Combat Identity Theft In Business, Life, and Relationships

Identity theft.  It’s raw and real!  Joining Lance today is the founder of Identity Protection Planning, Dana Mantilia. Identity Protection Planning is a company dedicated to helping Americans protect themselves, their families, and their businesses against identity theft and cyber crimes. Dana has obtained Cyber Security and Risk Mitigation and Identity Management Institute Certified Identity Protection Advisor from Harvard University. Tune in to hear Lance and Dana discuss the many forms of identity theft, the best practices for protection, and how Dana’s content creation has helped bring this importance of this to light.


  • [00:05:12] How Did Dana’s Content Creation Start?
  • [00:17:13] Are We Being Watched?
  • [00:24:11] Dana’s Thoughts On TikTok
  • [00:37:58] Top 3 Things To Keep Your Identity Safer
  • [00:44:03] Tips On Video Content Creation


Dana answers with, “It’s important to take time to just sit & reflect on what makes you happy.”

Connect with Dana Mantilia:

1. Follow Dana on LinkedIn, Instagram & Facebook

2. Check out Identity Protection Planning on their website

3. Check out Identron on their website

4. Follow Identron on Facebook

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