Tag: online safety

After over 10 years, OnGuard Online is moving to a new home. Like any move, it’s bittersweet. But don’t worry, this isn’t goodbye.OnGuardOnline.gov is moving to the Federal Trade Commission’s consumer information site. At FTC...

Setting up your home network? To keep it secure, don’t forget about your router.Why pay attention to that little box with the flashing lights? Your router lets you connect with the internet and communicate with other devices in your home. So,...

Each year, Cyber Monday promises unbelievable savings – but before you start snagging deals, here are some tips to help you save money and protect your personal information: brightcove.createExperiences();Know the seller and the item. Put...

Are you a teacher looking for online safety resources to share with your students? You’re in luck. The FTC offers FREE resources on topics including cyberbullying, using public Wi-Fi safely, advertising literacy, downloading apps, protecting...

You know what would go great with your pumpkin spiced treats this October? Cyber security! Okay, now that I have your attention, October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and it’s a great time to be #CyberAware. There are plenty of...

¿Sabes qué combinaría perfectamente con tus dulces de calabaza en este mes de octubre? ¡La seguridad cibernética! De acuerdo, ahora que logré que me prestaras atención, te digo que octubre es el Mes Nacional de Concientización sobre...

Got a question about a product or an account from a big-name online retailer that makes you want to speak directly to their customer service representative? What do you do first? Go to their website, of course. Can’t find a phone number there...

Time to create another password? Make it a secure one. A little extra attention when you create a strong password can prevent an attacker from getting access to your account.Your password should be long, complex, and unique. Here are additional...

Ya sea en un hotel o aeropuerto de cualquier lugar del mundo, o en la cafetería de la esquina, es probable que hayas usado hotspots o puntos de conexión Wi-Fi gratuitos. Si bien son convenientes, a menudo son inseguros. ¿Cómo puedes reducir...

Whether in a hotel or airport across the world, or in the coffee shop just down the street, chances are you’ve used free Wi-Fi hotspots. While convenient, they’re often unsecure. So how can you reduce your risk? Encryption — having...

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