Learn when, why, and how to shred papers with information that might make you vulnerable to identity theft.
Learn how to create passwords that are difficult for thieves to hack.
Been affected by a data breach or identity theft? Set up a fraud alert to tell creditors to take extra measures to verify your identity before opening accounts in your name.
A credit freeze can help protect against identity fraud. Learn more here.
Planning to take a long trip? Forward your mail while you’re away.
These websites provide information about online threats and how you can minimize them.
Learn about steps you can take to protect your personal information online.
The Identity Theft Resource Center is an organization that provides free resources and information on protecting against and recovering from identity theft.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission manages a website with step-by-step instructions for the investigation of and recovery from identity theft.
Learn how to opt out of unsolicited mailings, calls, and emails.