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SecureIT provides training, information and online tutorials to help you protect your identity and devices. Ensure that your digital identity is properly safeguarded.

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Avoid Phishing

Phishing is a scam in which a malicious phisher emails individuals falsely claiming to be from a legitimate source, such as a bank, but redirects users to a bogus website where they are asked to "update" their information.

To avoid phishers, never respond to unsolicited emails that request personal information, make sure websites that you visit containing personal information are secure (https://), navigate to your bank's website by typing in the web address, check your credit card and bank statements regularly for fraudulent activity, and report suspicious activity.

 

 

 

 

Phishing

Phishing scams appear to originate from a trusted source to trick a user into providing information. The attacker can then use this information to access your accounts, gather additional private information about you, and make purchases or apply for credit in your name.

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Identity Protection

Identity theft is a crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personal information, such as Social Security or driver's license numbers, in order to impersonate someone else.

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Passwords

Your password protects you from unwanted access to your accounts. In combination with your userid, your password verifies who you are and also grants you access to protected resources.

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