Meet the Article Authors

Kay Foley is a freelance writer and blogger since 1985. She has contributed original articles to magazines, newspapers and blogs, chiefly on business topics as well as working as a ghost-writer for clients on a variety of subjects, including business, politics and social issues. She served as editor of a statewide business magazine for seven years, contributed to two books, and edited three privately published books.


Mike Barnett is a nationally-recognized expert in consumer identity theft, business identity theft, information security, and fraud prevention. He is a consultant for identity protection and information security companies, as well as a contributing author for the Identity Theft Protection Association. He is also a subject matter expert for the national business identity theft resource website, in a collaborative effort between the Identity Theft Protection Association (ITPA) and the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS).