Useful Security Links

Here are some useful security links that can be shared with anyone who uses a computer to help them stay safe online.

FTC – Bulk Order site : Resources you can order or download for topics such as Scams, Online Safety & Security, Identity Theft, and many others. Resources are formatted as bookmarks, toolkits, lesson plans, fliers, and many other options.  Here is an example of a page from one of their booklet resources:

FTC – OnGuard Online: Resources for staying safe online. Includes videos, tools for parents, tools for Educators broken out by age/grade, and many other useful bits of information

Stay Safe Online: Powered by the National Cyber Security Alliance, Stay Safe Online provides infographics and special focuses like Data Privacy Day and National Cyber Security Awareness Month (every October)

STOP. THINK. CONNECT. : Was created to help digital citizens become security aware by practicing safe computing in work and at home. They focus on topics including Lock Down Your Login, owning your online presence, and keeping a clean machine

#BeCyberSmart: Department of Homeland Security site that includes quick lessons, facts, common scams and other useful security information.

No More Ransom: Ransomware resources including tips on what to do if you are infected, prevention tips, ransomware Q and A.

Have I Been Pwned: Resource to check and see if your email address had been in a breach. If you find your email it is HIGHLY recommended to change passwords for the site breached and any other site that you’ve used that same password on ASAP.