Security Resources

By March 4, 2000Security

OnGuardOnline.gov

OnGuardOnline.gov provides tips to avoid scams, secure your computer, and protect kids online. The site also has a blog that is updated with recent fraud trends.

IDtheftinfo.org

IDtheftinfo.org provides the latest news from Consumer Federation of America and other sources. It also provides an ID theft library with education materials for consumers and businesses, a Privacy Information Website, and a victim resources guide.

The Consumer Federation of America

The Consumer Federation of America provides information to consumers through research, advocacy, and education. CFA also partners with financial institutions to help educate clients through advertising, readings, and other publications.

FDIC

The FDIC provides a consumer protection site to help educate consumers about the risks of identity theft, and also provides tips on how to guard themselves against it. Topics include online and electronic banking scams, identity theft, phishing scams, and safe internet banking.

Internet Crime Complaint Center

The Internet Crime Complaint Center is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National White Collar Crime Center. This site provides a place to file claims of victims of identity theft.

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

One of the missions of the FTC to protect consumers by preventing fraud, deceptions, and unfair business practices in the marketplace. Their website includes various tips and advice on subjects such as: scam alerts, computer security, kid’s online safety, and identity theft.

The FTC also provides free resources for businesses of any size to help keep safe the sensitive personal information they may have about their customers or employees.

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