March 4–10 is National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), an event to encourage people and businesses to learn more about avoiding scams and understanding consumer rights. During NCPW, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its partners highlight free resources to help protect consumers.
NCCIC/US-CERT recommends consumers participate in the FTC/Facebook live chats and review the following NCCIC/US-CERT security tips:
- Protecting Your Privacy
- Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks
- Preventing and Responding to Identity Theft