If you spend time online either shopping, chatting or checking email — and who hasn’t? — then you’re likely a target for scammers looking to cash in on your personal information, said a cyber security expert.

Yes, our digital age has made our life more convenient, said Kyle Loven, national director and general counsel for Twin Cities-based Computer Forensic Services.

Yet that convenience comes at a price, Loven told Farm Bureau members at the recent Iowa Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Des Moines.

“How can we get by in life without these devices? We’re...