Banking, Business, and Borders
- Bank Privacy. Look up and compare how well different banks protect customer privacy.
- Digital Privacy at the U.S. Border: Protecting the Data On Your Devices and In the Cloud. Electronic Frontier Foundation recommendations for protecting your privacy while traveling outside the U.S.
- Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Register for the federal Do Not Call list, report identity theft, get a free credit report, file a consumer complaint, and more.
- FTC: Privacy & Identity. resources about limiting unwanted calls and emails, computer security, repairing identity theft, and more.
Browse More Securely
- The Cloak. Free, anonymous web surfing
- DuckDuckGo. A search engine that says it does not track you.
- Firefox Private Browsing. Browse the web without saving information about the sites you visit.
- Google: Browse in Private (Incognito Mode)
- Microsoft: InPrivate Browsing
- Web Browser Security and Privacy Settings. Recommended settings for secure and private web browsing.
Working and Playing Online
- Google Safety Center. Tools and tips for securing your Google account, plus general online security guidance.
- Keeping your secrets safe on Amazon, Google, Facebook and Netflix (Kim Komando, 11/12/2016)
- Manage your Google account access and security settings. Google's security settings instructions.
- PrivacyTools.iso. A site filled with tools and tips to help manage your online privacy.
- Privacy Lab. A collection of online privacy tips, tools, and resource, from the San Jose Public Library.
- StaySafeOnline: Check Your Privacy Settings. Provides direct links to update your privacy settings on popular devices and online services.
- VPN - What, How & Why. Explains what a VPN is and how it works.