UCSB Cyber Security Tip of the Month - Personal Information

May 2, 2017

Protecting your personal information reduces your risk of identity theft. Here are four ways to make your personal information more secure: 

1.      Know who you share information with.

2.      Store and dispose of your personal information securely, especially your Social Security number.

3.      Ask questions before deciding to share your personal information.

4.      Maintain appropriate security on your computers and other electronic devices. 

For more information follow the links below:

English: How to Keep Your Personal Information Secure
https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0272-how-keep-your-personal-information-secure

Spanish: Cómo proteger su información personal 
https://www.consumidor.ftc.gov/articulos/s0272-como-proteger-su-informacion-personal

For additional cyber security information visit:
https://security.ucsb.edu

This tip is brought to you by your UCSB Cyber Security Awareness Team & The Federal Trade Commission.