REVISION DATE: This Online Safety & Security information was last revised on April 4, 2014 and became effective when posted.
Online safety and security is as much your responsibility as it is ours. You are in the best position to know if your identity has been compromised or if someone else is accessing your information. There are many steps you can take to help prevent access to your information by others including developing good password habits, maintaining updated virus and spyware defenses, safeguarding your computer, networks, and data, and understanding the ways in which others try to steal your data or even your identity.
There is a wealth of information on how you can protect yourself online. Here are just a few:
An excellent source of information from the federal government Computer Emergency Readiness Team:
From the Securities & Exchange Commission:
From the Federal Communications Commission: