Below is a list of websites about information security and fraud prevention.
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 Cybersecurity 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 individuals 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.
Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals
This guide was published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The guide identifies recommended practices to improve information security in small businesses.
NACHA Current Fraud Threats
This website has been created by the National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) to help companies identify and address current fraud threats. The documents and resources available through this site have been developed to assist companies of all sizes in the development, implementation, and review of their security procedures.
FDIC Cyber Security Guide for Consumers
This brochure was created by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to assist with educating consumers about cyber security.
FDIC Cyber Security Guide for Businesses
This brochure was created by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to assist with educating businesses about cyber security.