Special Feature: Internet Safety - Internet Privacy

Publications

Safeguarding American Consumers & Families
The White House, January 2015
Protecting Your Child’s Privacy Online
Federal Trade Commission, July 2013
How to Comply With The Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule
Federal Trade Commission, June 2013
How to Keep Your Personal Information Secure
Federal Trade Commission, July 2012
Consumer Data Privacy in a Networked World: A Framework for Protecting Privacy and Promoting Innovation in the Global Digital Economy
White House, February 2012
Socializing Securely: Using Social Networking Services
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, 2011
Phishing
OnGuard Online, September 2011
Online Privacy & Safety Tips
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, 2010
Social Networking & Privacy Tips for Domestic & Sexual Violence Programs
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, 2010
Commercial Data Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy: A Dynamic Policy Framework
Department of Commerce Internet Privacy Task Force, December 2010
Securing Your Web Browser
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, February 2008
Implementing the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act: A Report to Congress
Federal Trade Commission, February 2007
Internet Privacy: Overview and Pending Legislation
Library of Congress, July 2004
Internet Privacy: Implementation of Federal Guidance for Agency Use of "Cookies"
General Accounting Office, April 2001

Related Resources

Agency’s Use of Technology Best Practices & Policies Toolkit
This resource provides guidance for programs that provide services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and trafficking on best practices to help maintain the safety and security of crime victims and their personal information. With support from the Office for Victims of Crime, the toolkit was produced by the National Network to End Domestic Violence's Safety Net Project which develops resources and information on the use of technology for survivors and the agencies that support them.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS): Cybersecurity
This section of the DHS website provides information about cyber threats, how to act against and protect yourself from such threats, and how to promote awareness of cyber security.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
The FTC site provides information about consumer safety, Internet privacy, and online safety for children. See the Privacy and Identity page and the Privacy and Security page to learn more.
Technology & Confidentiality Toolkit
This guide was created to help organizations which receive Office on Violence Against Women grant funding on how to ensure confidentiality in accordance to federal laws, when and how much information should be maintained, and how any confidential information should be shared with outside parties. The toolkit was produced by the National Network to End Domestic Violence's Safety Net Project.
Technology Safety & Privacy: A Toolkit for Survivors
This toolkit contains safety tips, information, and privacy strategies for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and trafficking related to the use of technology. With support from the Office for Victims of Crime, the toolkit was produced by the National Network to End Domestic Violence's Safety Net Project.
The Use of Technology to Stalk: An Online Course
Produced by the Stalking Resource Center of the National Center for Victims of Crime with funding from the Office for Victims of Crime, this free self-paced, interactive online training will help increase the ability of criminal justice professionals and victim service providers to recognize how stalkers use technology and, ultimately, enhance their ability to work with victims of stalking. This course highlights: how stalkers use technologies to locate, harass, and surveil their victims; steps to assist in investigating stalking crimes; and how to support victims of stalking.

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