Keep a Clean Machine
Malware & Botnets
The Internet is a powerful and useful tool, but in the same way that you shouldn't drive without buckling your seat belt or ride a bike without a helmet, you shouldn't venture online without taking some basic precautions.
Spam & Phishing
Cybercriminals have become quite savvy in their attempts to lure people in and get you to click on a link or open an attachment.
Hacked Accounts
If your account has been compromised or hacked, here are ways to regain control.
Securing Your Home Network
A protected home network means your family can use the Internet safely and securely.


Protect Your Personal Information
ID Theft & Fraud
If you're the victim of cybercrime, you need to know what to do and respond quickly.
Passwords & Securing Your Accounts
Logging onto a site with a password isn't the only way to identify yourself to the web services you use.
Social Networks
Social networks are a great way to stay connected with others, but you should be wary about how much personal information you post.
Online Shopping
It's important to take steps to protect yourself when shopping online.
Back It Up
Protect yourself against data loss by making electronic copies of important files, commonly referred to as a backup.


For Parents
Raising Digital Citizens
Teach your children to become good digital citizens with these resources.
Cyberbullying & Harassment
Cyberbullying can range from embarrassing or cruel online posts or digital pictures, to online threats, harassment, and negative comments, to stalking through emails, websites, social networks and text messages.
Parental Controls
Parental controls are available on most Internet-enabled devices, like computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming systems.
Gaming Tips
Online gaming fun for kids to connect with others, but it's important for them to avoid posting pictures of themselves or releasing other personal information to their fellow gamers. They should also know what to do if another player starts harassing them.


Mobile & On-The-Go
Mobile Devices
Today's mobile devices are as powerful and connected as any PC or laptop. Take the same precautions on your mobile device as you do on your computer with regard to messaging and online safety. The first step is STOP. THINK. CONNECT.
Mobile Parental Controls
Parental controls aren't limited to just computers. Mobile devices have evolved into Internet-ready tools that can perform a variety of tasks. Enable mobile parental controls to ensure a safer, more secure online experience for your children.
TIPS & Resources
Download Our Tip Sheets
We've got tip sheets about online shopping, smartphone safety, gaming tips, advice for parents and more!
Our Studies
Read our 2012 Online Safety Study, our 2012 Small Business Study and more in the Resources section.


GET INVOLVED
STOP.THINK.CONNECT.
STOP. THINK. CONNECT. is the national cybersecurity education and awareness campaign. Protect yourself and help keep the web a safer place for everyone.
NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MONTH (NCSAM)
Each October, we encourage people to do their part to make their online lives safe and secure.
DATA PRIVACY DAY (DPD)
Data Privacy Day is an international celebration designed to promote awareness about privacy.
RE:Cyber
RE: Cyber is an initiative dedicated to CEO and Board Cybersecurity Risk Management.