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Home, internet and social platform tips for children, teens and parents

When it comes to prevention and safety, we have information to provide more safety in your home as well as while using the internet and social platforms.

Home prevention

The Importance of Fire Extinguishers and Types

The Importance of Fire Extinguishers and Types

Every home should have fire extinguishers that are designed for each type of fire. Learn about the different types of fire extinguishers and their uses.

What to Include in an Emergency Kit

What to Include in an Emergency Kit

Having emergency kit supplies prepared ahead of time may give you just the resources you and your family need to stay safe.

Internet safety tips

How to Stay Safe on Public Wifi

How to Stay Safe on Public Wifi

When using a public wifi access there are risks involved. We’ve provided some steps to help protect your information.

Working from Home: Tips to Improve Security

Working from Home: Tips to Improve Security

The FBI offered important security tips as more people study and work from home.

Simple ways to bank online safely

Simple ways to bank online safely

Safe and secure online banking is more than just a strong password. These six tips can help you boost your online banking security.

Social Media Safety Tips to Protect Your Information

Social Media Safety Tips to Protect Your Information

With the popularity of social media continually growing, it’s important to proactively keep yourself safe and your account and information private and secure.

Internet Safety Tips for Teens

Internet Safety Tips for Teens

Between identity theft, cyberbullying, stalking, and phishing scams, steer your teen away from Internet dangers with this guide to online safety.

Staying safe on your device

How to Know if You Are Receiving a Spoof Call

How to Know if You Are Receiving a Spoof Call

Call spoofing happens all too often, but read these tips to avoid being fooled by "phone-y" callers.

Mobile Digital Document Safety for IDs, Finances and More

Mobile Digital Document Safety for IDs, Finances and More

There are lots of ways to store digital IDs and other sensitive information on your smartphone. But before you do, learn how to protect it from cyber theft.

How to Avoid Your Account Getting Hacked

How to Avoid Your Account Getting Hacked

Credit breaches are making the news headlines on a frequent basis. Find out what credential stuffing is and learn some tips to avoid being a victim.

Safe Online Shopping Tips to Protect Your Information

Safe Online Shopping Tips to Protect Your Information

Keep your financial information safe when you make purchases online by avoiding unsafe sites and only entering your credit card information to secure sites.

Digital Assistant Safety Tips for Your Devices

Digital Assistant Safety Tips for Your Devices

When it comes to a digital assistant and privacy, you may have concerns about sharing and privacy. A few steps can help you protect your data and yourself.

Other prevention and safety tips

Prevent Identity Theft With These Simple Tips

Prevent Identity Theft With These Simple Tips

Help prevent Identity theft by following cyber security best practices. If you are the victim, discover how to start restoring your identity.

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