Given the frequency and magnitude of identity theft, it’s vitally important to do what you can to protect your personal information. Learn more at staysafeonline.org. Click on “STAY SAFE ONLINE” and get tips about Online Safety Basics, Managing Your Privacy, and more.
- Secure your devices: Use strong passwords, passcodes, or touch ID features to lock your devices.
- Think before you app: Be thoughtful about who gets that information and how it’s collected through apps.
- Stay up to date: Make sure your security software, web browser, and operating system are updated regularly, which is the best defense against viruses, malware, and other online threats.