Internet Security and Privacy
Internet Safety, from GCF Learn Free. A guide with tips on major areas of staying safe online, including how to identify spam and scams, secure online payments and shopping, and safe practices while using wireless networks or mobile devices.
On Guard Online, from the Federal Trade Commission. At this federal government website, learn how to stay safe and secure while using the Internet. Includes tips for using public WiFi networks and recognizing online scams.
Online Safety, from USA.gov - Tips on how to recognize different types of Internet fraud and scams, plus information on how to report an Internet-related crime.
Privacy Issues, from the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), an independent non-profit research center in Washington, D.C. EPIC works on “emerging privacy and civil liberties issues” and covers news and information about issues, law and policy relating to electronic privacy.
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (privacyrights.org): Empowers individuals to protect their privacy by providing direct one-to-one assistance, creating original educational publications, and advocating for consumer-friendly policy.
Stay Safe Online, from the National Cyber Security Alliance. Online safety topics for individuals, parents and children, mobile devices, and businesses.
Tips for Strong, Secure Passwords, from ConnectSafely.org - Learn how to create secure passwords that are more difficult for others to guess.
US-CERT, United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team, a part of the Department of Homeland Security, strives for a safer, stronger Internet for all Americans by responding to major incidents, analyzing threats, and exchanging critical cybersecurity information with trusted partners around the world.
Last updated on 02.28.2019