Identity Theft and Personal Cyber Threats
Using safe cyber practices on home and personal devices protects you and your family from cyber threats. Connecting to secure internet services, protecting all devices and logins with passwords, and checking all email and text message links for potential spam or phishing are a few of the steps every individual can take to protect themselves in the cyber space. By taking small steps every day to secure your devices, you can help prevent attacks like identity theft and malware from causing lasting damage to your personal finances and data.
CISA offers tips, strategies, and tools individuals can use to protect their personal and family networks and devices. We provide easy-to-follow steps for ensuring safe online shopping, password protection, email security, and other weak spots targeted by online attackers. CISA shares current threats and cyber attack trends to keep you up to date on cyber threats and offers many free trainings that are available to everyone.
CISA urges everyone to protect themselves online and adopt a heightened posture when it comes to cybersecurity. Every individual can take simple steps to improve their cyber security.
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Cyber Threat Resources
Use these resources to gain knowledge and guidance to protect your cyber space.
Designed to help public and private organizations defend against the rise in ransomware cases, StopRansomware is a whole-of-government approach that gives one central location for ransomware resources and alerts.
Everyone has the power to stop a threat and help secure the nation. Read about how, by just reporting suspicious activity or strange behavior, you play an essential role in keeping our communities safe and secure.
Featuring the Founder and Executive Director of Black Girls in Cyber, Talya Parker, this interactive roundtable discussion focuses on the important role women play in the cybersecurity community as well as the latest developments in the field.
CISA is committed to strengthening the nation's cybersecurity workforce through standardizing roles and helping to ensure we have well-trained cybersecurity workers today as well as a strong pipeline of future cybersecurity leaders of tomorrow.