Security Tips


Top 5 Data Security Tips for eFiling Your Taxes

We are in the heart of tax season, and unfortunately, numerous tax scams are running rampant. Here are some tips to help ensure that your tax information is kept safe and out of the hands of potential scammers.

Eleven Smartphone Habits to Increase Security

Eleven Smartphone Habits to Increase Security

Use this advice to develop habits to create a personal smartphone security plan that is right for you.

Do not stage your vehicle to be stolen

Many auto thefts are crimes of 'opportunity.' Leaving the keys in your car (even a 'hidden' spare key) greatly increases your chances of having your car stolen.

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – and a prime time for wannabe thieves and burglars to strike as well. When scrambling to fit in your holiday shopping amidst busy days and jam-packed schedules, there are a few important safety tips to keep in mind.

Safety Tips to Prevent Holiday Fires

With the colder weather upon us, more and more families are lighting fires to keep warm throughout this winter season. An out-of-control fire can quickly put a damper on the most wonderful time of the year, however, so there are some critical safety tips to keep in mind when heating your home for the holidays.

Tips to Avoid Phishing Scams

Phishing scams are online attacks via email or instant messaging by hackers attempting to gain information such as usernames, passwords, or credit card information. Thankfully, there are some simple ways to avoid falling prone to these common cybercrimes.

Winter Driving Safety Tips

With snow already accumulating in parts of the Northeast, drivers everywhere are waking up to harsh wintry weather. This unpredictable weather can make for difficult driving, which is why it is essential to keep a few things in mind when hitting the road this time of year. Here are some critical safety tips to remember this season.

Safety Tips Following a Hurricane

The National Hurricane Center has some safety tips to remember following a hurricane.



Tips for Having a Safe Halloween

Make sure your children enjoy a safe holiday with these critical Halloween safety tips.

Tips for Choosing a Strong Password

With so much of our personal information stored on our phones or computers, choosing a strong, hard-to-hack password is of utmost importance.

Safety Tips when Using an ATM

As accessible as ATMs are, there are several key tips to keep in mind to ensure you and your bank account's safety and security.

Fire Safety Tips

In preparation for National Fire Prevention Week, which begins on October 7, the American Red Cross is offering fire prevention tips, ensuring you and your family can stay free from harm’s way.

Tips to Prevent Identity Theft

Safeguarding personal information is a key component to preventing identity theft, but with recent technological advancements, thieves are finding new ways to access your identity.

Tips to Prevent Distracted Driving

Safety Tips for Walking to School

As we find ourselves in the midst of a new school year, it is important that children across the country get to school safely. Considering many children walk to school, here are a few things for your children to keep in mind to ensure they get to school safe and sound.

Travel Abroad Safety Tips - While You're There

When traveling abroad it is important to remember certain safety tips to stay safe while in a foreign country. These tips from the U.S. State Department are helpful to keep in mind.

Travel Abroad Safety Tips - Before You Go

When deciding to travel abroad, it is important to prepare yourself so that safety is your highest priority. The U.S. State Department offers some beneficial travel safety tips.

Safety Tips for Severe Weather

The National Weather Service offers these crucial safety tips for surviving severe weather.

Smoke Alarm Tips

Smoke alarms aid in protecting you and your family against fires, so it is important to properly maintain your alarms. Here the U.S. Fire Administration offers some valuable smoke alarm tips.

Tips: Protect Against Fake Antivirus Programs

Antivirus programs are typically recommended by computer sales professionals, but it is important to know about fake antivirus programs and how you can protect yourself and your computer against them.

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