Protect your Online Identity
Protecting your online or cyber identity is an important step to take to ensure you are safe on the Internet.
There are a large range of helpful resources for learning about online risks on the Internet and what you can do to protect yourself, your computer, business, family members or friends.
You should never provide personal information on the Internet unless you know and trust the web site requesting the information.
Below are links to credible sites that provide information on staying safe online:
Australian Bankers Information - Joint Media Release to Protect Students from Mule Scams - Provides information on mule scams where students are targeted for bank account details used in money laundering
Identity Theft - An Australian Bankers Guide to Identity Theft and Protection Steps
Australian Bankers Information - Protect your online identity - Offers information on online protection and financial identify protection
Instant Messaging Security Guide - 10 Tips for Safer Instant Messaging from Microsoft
Stay Smart Online - An Australian Government initiative designed to help home users to stay smart online
The National Cyber Security Alliance - Provides Top Eight Cyber Security Practices you can take to stay safe online and avoid becoming a victim of fraud, identity theft, or cyber crime
Working to Halt Online Abuse - Offers some simple tips to help you stay safe online if you have been harassed or stalked online
eBay Security Resolution Centre - Offers a ebay security toolbar and tips and guide about ebay security
CyberSmart - Offers tips, resources and tools for protecting yourself online
Updated: 23 July 2012