Protecting Your Information

The internet has been called the information superhighway. But with scammers, hackers, and other bad guys trying to steal your personal information online, it’s a good idea to know how to lock down your devices, network, and information. That way, your passwords, Social Security number, or account numbers don’t go speeding along the superhighway to the scammers.

The Federal Trade Commission offers a Consumer Advice page on its website that provides information on how to:

  • Secure your devices
  • Secure your accounts
  • Use peer-to-peer file sharing safely
  • Protect your home network
  • Protect yourself while on Wi-Fi
  • Report identity theft
  • Review the information and accept