The following tip sheets provided by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency are invaluable tools for reducing cybersecurity risks and protecting yourself online. For more tips and resources, please visit https://www.cisa.gov/.
Internet of Things Tip Sheet
New Internet-connected devices provide a level of convenience in our lives, but they require that we share more information than ever. With more connected “things” entering our homes and our workplaces each day, it is important that everyone knows how to secure their digital lives.
Social Media Tip Sheet
With every social media account you sign up for, every picture you post, and status you update, you are sharing information about yourself with the world. Take these simple steps to connect with confidence and safely navigate the social media world.
Cybersecurity While Traveling
In a world where we are constantly connected, cybersecurity cannot be limited to the home or office. When you’re traveling—whether domestic or international—it is always important to practice safe online behavior and take proactive steps to secure Internet-enabled devices. The more we travel, the more we are at risk for cyberattacks.
Creating a Password
Creating a strong password is an essential step to protecting yourself online. Using long and complex passwords is one of the easiest ways to defend yourself from cybercrime.
Identity Theft and Internet Scams
Today’s technology allows us to connect around the world, to bank and shop online, and to control our televisions, homes, and cars from our smartphones. With this added convenience comes an increased risk of identity theft and Internet scams.