Internet Security and Privacy

ConnectSafely.org, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating users of connected technology about safety, privacy and security.

Electronic Frontier Foundation - EFF is a non-profit organization that champions “civil liberties in the digital world”, including security and privacy.

Federal Trade Commission - The FTC's Consumer Information homepage includes links to file a consumer complaint, report identity theft, and learn about recent scam alerts.

Identity Theft, Data Privacy and Cyber Security, from Mass.gov. Includes information on data breaches, preventing identity theft, spotting a scam, and protecting your 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 "focuses public attention on emerging civil liberties, privacy, First Amendment issues and works to promote the Public Voice in decisions concerning the future of the Internet."

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 resources for individuals and businesses.

 

 

Last updated on 11.19..2019