Quizzes, Coaches, & Valuable Links
Learn more about protecting your identity with these reliable resources.
Learn about the latest security issues and scams, protecting your devices, and more in the SANS Institute eNewsletters.
Better Business Bureau
Visit the BBB site for consumer and business identity fraud issues and information.
Identity Theft Podcast
Get information on practices of identity thieves, preventing ID theft, and recovering from ID theft.
Identity Theft Tutorial
Learn more about your responsibilities when it comes to identity theft.
Participate in Password Day year-round with this valuable information.
Measure the security of your passwords using this meter.
Test the strength of your passwords and get tips on creating strong passwords.
Anti-Phishing Work Group
Report phishing, learn more about phishing and pharming, and link to breaking stories on eCrime.
Find a list of the most current phishing alerts.
Phishing IQ Test
Test how good you are at knowing a fraudulent email from a legitimate one.
Identity Theft Resource Center
Get the latest on breaches and scam alerts; plus, find information on lost/stolen wallets, medical identity theft, victim support, and identity theft in the workplace.
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
Visit the NCUA site for information on phishing, smishing, and vishing; current scams involving NCUA; and links to important security websites.
National Cyber Security Alliance
Make it harder for anyone to steal your identity with the "Top Eight Cyber Security Practices."
Find out if that investment you just heard about is a scam.
World Privacy Forum
Learn more about Medical Identity Theft, how it happens, and how it can affect you and your medical treatment.
Avoid fraudulent charities with the help of this site that includes a charity checklist and warning signs of a scam. In addition, there are links to helpful sites, including the Charity Navigator, which help you find a charity you can trust.
Department of Homeland Security
Stop. Think. Connect. has information about online security, how it affects you, and what to do if your computer has been compromised.
Department of Justice
Take a quiz to see how much you know about ID theft, fraud, and how important it is to protect your info.
Department of Treasury
Know how to spot the $100 bill, which contains advanced technology to help combat counterfeiting. The site has access to a series of podcasts about U.S. currency.
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Learn about the newest forms of health care fraud, who commits health care fraud, and how you can help protect yourself from it.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) [EN ESPAÑOL]
Deter. Detect. Defend. Information includes what steps to take if you are the victim of identity fraud, resources for consumers and businesses, and instructions for filing a complaint.
Find tips for preventing ID theft, steps on how to report it, and information on child ID theft.
Internet Crime Complaint Center
Access this site for tips on preventing Internet crimes and information on current scams. The site, a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C), allows you to file a cyber crime complaint.
Get practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information.
Recognize and report phone fraud with the help of the FTC. Information includes tips on recognizing telemarketing scams, how to report them, and how to sign up for the Do Not Call Registry.
Scam Watch [EN ESPAÑOL]
Visit this section of the Money Matters website for detailed information on a variety of scams. The site includes interviews, lists of ways to spot scams, and links to valuable articles on the FTC site.
United States Computer Emergency Readiness
Find practical safety tips on choosing and protecting passwords, protecting mobile devices, evaluating the safety of Web browsers, reducing spam, and more.
Stay up–to–date on the scams the Postal Inspection Service is investigating.
Credit Bureau Links
Annual Credit Report
You are entitled to a free credit report once every 12 months from each of the nationwide consumer credit reporting companies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.