Below is a list of websites with additional information about information security and fraud prevention:
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Colorado Attorney General
The Attorney General's office has published a resourceful website aimed at informing consumers, preventing ID theft, and helping victims of ID Theft.
FDIC Videos On Consumer Issues
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has produced a multimedia presentation to help consumers protect themselves from identity theft. The presentation provides information on steps consumers should take to secure their computer and protect themselves from identity theft, as well as actions consumers should take if they become a victim of identity theft.
FDIC ID Theft & Fraud Information Page
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has published a set of ID Theft & Fraud consumer awareness links on their website.
A federal government website designed to inform consumers, stop fraud, and report it as it occurs.
A federal government program with the mission of preventing and responding to ID Theft.
This website was created by the federal government to help people be safe, secure, and responsible online. This website is part of the National Initiative for Cyber-security Education.
National Cyber Security Alliance
NCSA's mission is to educate and therefore empower a digital society to use the Internet safely and securely at home, work, and school. This website provides information and educational programs for protecting the technology individual’s use, the networks they connect to, and their digital assets.
US-CERT - Cyber Security Tips
This website is published by the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) and describes and offers advice about common security issues for non-technical computer users.
Federal Trade Commission - Privacy & Security
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website contains a Privacy & Security section containing a list of facts for consumers, articles, consumer alerts, and more.
Deter, Detect, and Defend Against Identity Theft
This website, published by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), is a national resource to learn more about the crime of identity theft. On this site, consumers can learn how to avoid identity theft and learn what to do if their identity is stolen.
BBB Data Security - Made Simpler
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) created this website specifically to educate small businesses on the most common data security issues they face. Data security guidelines and suggestions are presented to help improve the security posture of small businesses.
Bureau of Consumer Protection - Data Security
The Bureau of Consumer Protection Business Center website contains a data security section with material to help people learn how to secure their information. The website section contains a list of educational documents discussing information security, information about data security related laws, reports, workshops, and more. It also has an interactive tutorial over protecting personal information.