• Resources

    1. Information Resources
      1. SecureTheVillage™ at www.securethevillage.org works to improve cybersecurity education in your community. SecureTheVillage accomplishes its Mission by turning people and organizations into CyberGuardians having the knowledge, skills, and commitment needed to meet the ongoing challenges of cyber crime, cyber privacy and information security. It does this through cybersecurity community building and education. It also has a second vital objective: To be a role model for other communities.
      2. Better Now App - install it on your smartphone and select the SecurityBASE and SecurityPLUS templates to connect with the CyberGuardian Security Checklist to improve your personal cybersecurity on a daily basis. 
      3. Consult a Professional at www.krantzguru.com for a trusted expert.  Remote and in-person support.
      4. Stay Up to Date  with the Cyber Security News of the Week and Weekend Patch Report - subscribe at www.SecureTheVillage.org.
      5. Have I Been Pwned? - go to www.haveibeenpwned.com to learn which hacked websites have revealed your personal information. The site is closing in on 10 billion compromised accounts (there are only 7.7 billiion people on Earth!). 
      6. Need Fraud Support? - go to www.fraudsupport.org . It's Resource Library provides tools, resources and collateral for educators, law enforcement, businesses, and organizations to share with their audiences and the general public. 
      7. Student Privacy Laws (State-by-State) 
    2. Must Haves: The Six Pins to Protect Your Identity
      1. Apply for an IRS IP Pin to Prevent Others from Submitting YOUR Taxes for THEIR BENEFIT: https://www.irs.gov/identity-theft-fraud-scams/get-an-identity-protection-pin
      2. Freeze Your Credit at Experian; Receive a Pin – www.experian.com
      3. Freeze Your Credit at Equifax; Receive a Pin – www.equifax.com
      4. Freeze Your Credit at Transunion ; Receive a Pin – www.transunion.com
      5. Freeze Your Credit at Innovis; Receive a Pin – www.innovis.com
      6. Request a Pin Access Code from Your Cellphone Provider to Prevent a SIM Swap Attack – www.verizon.com, www.att.com, www.sprint.com, www.tmobile.com , etc.