Cyber Security / Internet Safety Tips
When using the Internet and mobile technology, you should be aware of the security threats you may encounter. The links listed below highlight those threats and explain what you need to know to use technology safely at work, home and in public.
The New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell is the State’s one-stop shop for cybersecurity information sharing, threat analysis, and incident reporting. Located at the New Jersey Regional Operations Intelligence Center, the NJCCIC brings together analysts and engineers from the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and preparedness, the New Jersey State Police and the New Jersey Office of Information Technology to promote statewide awareness of local cyber threats and widespread adoption of cybersecurity best practices. The NJCCIC partners closely with federal homeland security and law enforcements authorities, as well as with sector-specific information sharing and analysis centers.
The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) builds strong public/private partnerships to create and implement broad-reaching education and awareness efforts to empower users at home, work and school with the information they need to keep themselves, their organizations, their systems and their sensitive information safe and secure online and encourage a culture of cybersecurity.
STOP. THINK. CONNECT. is the global online safety education and awareness campaign to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online. The research-based message was created in 2009 by an unprecedented coalition of private companies, nonprofits and government with leadership provided by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG). The U.S. Department of Homeland Security provides the federal government's leadership for the campaign.
Cyber Safety Tip Sheets
- Keep Youth Safe While Connected
- Cyber-Safety for Kids
- Student Tips Grades K-8
- Student Tips Grades 9-12
- Internet of Things
- Social Media Guide
- Mobile Security
The FCC's Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau (PSHSB) advises, makes recommendations to, or acts for the Commission under delegated authority, in all matters pertaining to public safety, homeland security, national security, emergency management and preparedness, disaster management, and ancillary operations. PSHSB develops, recommends, and administers the agency's policies and rules to advance the security and reliability of the nation's communications infrastructure as well as its public safety and emergency response capabilities.
10 Steps to Smartphone Security