WV Bureau of Senior Services

Privacy Tips and Updates


Reporting an Incident   August 21, 2019  
Back to School Privacy Tips   August 7, 2019
Yes, You Are a Target   July 24, 2019  
Summertime Tips   June 12, 2019  
Dumpster Diving   May 29, 2019  
PII—What's in Your Desk?   May 1, 2019  
Share Your Information With Care   April 17, 2019  
Minimum Necessary—When Too Much Information Can Hurt You   April 3, 2019  
Data Privacy Day   January 23, 2019  
Holiday Tip from the Identity Theft Resource Center   December 27, 2018  
Staying Secure While Shopping Online
   November 20, 2018  
The Dangers of Phishing   November 14, 2018  
National Cyber Security Month Tips  
   Part 1—Make Your Home a Haven for Online Security   October 3, 2018  
   Part 2—Millions of Rewarding Jobs: Educating for a Career in Cybersecurity   October 10, 2018
   Part 3—It's Everyone's Job to Ensure Online Safety at Work   October 17, 2018  
What is Privacy?   September 5, 2018  
Emailing Personal Identifiable Information   June 27, 2018  
Shredding—What's the Fuss?   May 16, 2018  
What Does That Mean? Your Dictionary of Cyber-Speak   April 18, 2018  
IRS Tax Tips—Direct Deposit   April 4, 2018  
Accuracy of PII   February 21, 2018
IRS Tax Tips   February 7, 2018  
Data Privacy Day—Six Ways to Be Privacy Aware   January 25, 2018  
New Year, New Data Security   January 10, 2018  
Cybersecurity While on Holiday   December 26, 2017  
Holiday Mail   December 6, 2017  
What's in Your Privacy Notice   November 16, 2017  
Equifax Breach—Credit Freeze or Fraud Alert   October 18, 2017  
Be Alert: Equifax Security Breach is Just the Beginning   September 20, 2017  
Have You Been Phished?   August 23, 2017  
IRS Alert—Security Summit Alert: Tax Pros Warned of New Scam to Steal Their Passwords   August 15, 2017  
Social Security Fraud Alerts   July 26, 2017
Plugging In—What's the Risk?   June 28, 2017  
Seven Privacy Habits You Can Start Today   June 14, 2017  
World Password Day   May 3, 2017  
The Worst Security Questions You Can Possibly Pick   April 19, 2017  
Tax Tip—Filing Errors to Avoid   April 5, 2017  
Security Awareness for Taxpayers: The Tax Community Needs Your Help   March 8, 2017  
IRS Recaps "Dirty Dozen" List of Tax Scams for 2017   February 22, 2017  
Privacy is Good for Business   February 8, 2017  
What is a Department Privacy Officer?   September 28, 2016  
Email Etiquette   September 14, 2016
Tech Support Phone Scams   August 31, 2016
Passwords and Your Privacy   July 20, 2016  
Protecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII)   May 11, 2016  
Credit Card Skimmers Ramp Up Efforts   April 27, 2016  
Tips to Keep Your Tax Records Secure   April 13, 2016  
Scam Calls and Emails Using IRS as Bait Persist   February 16, 2016  
What is More Valuable than Money?   February 3, 2016  
Wearable Fitness Trackers and Apps—What is the Risk?   December 16, 2015  
Identifying Hoaxes and Urban Legends   September 30, 2015  
Email Bugs and Naughty Hyperlinks   September 16, 2015
USB Drive Safety   August 31, 2015
Free WiFi Isn't Always "Free"   July 29, 2015
On-the-Go Protection   July 1, 2015
Elder Privacy   June 3, 2015  
Public Computing—Risky Business   May 20, 2015  
Passwords Are Not Enough!   May 8, 2015
Who Is Listening?   April 22, 2015
Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data, and Enabling Trust   January 28, 2015
Identity Theft IQ Test   January 14, 2015
Reducing Spam   October 29, 2014
Debunking Some Common Myths   October 22, 2014
Protect Your Personal Information   October 8, 2014
Keep a Clean Machine   October 1, 2014
Notice: to Give or Not to Give   September 24, 2014
Understanding the Notice Policy   September 10, 2014
Mobile Device Security: Basic Tips to Protect Your Data from Cybercriminals   August 27, 2014
Minimum Necessary—Enough is Enough!   August 13, 2014
Individual Rights Policy—Access and Correction of PII   July 2, 2014
Identity Theft—Guard Your Numbers!   June 18, 2014
Consent Policy—Opt In or Opt Out?   May 28, 2014
Consent Policy—What Does It Mean?   April 30, 2014
Response to Unauthorized Disclosures Procedure   April 16, 2014
Accountability Policy—Employee Training   March 19, 2014
Privacy Principles   February 20, 2014
All I Want for Christmas   December 20, 2013
Quiz Yourself on Privacy Tips   June 26, 2013
Email Tips   November 13, 2013
Be Web Wise   October 1, 2013
Managing Privacy Effectively   September 4, 2013
Missing Mail   May 1, 2013
We Are All Accountable   April 17, 2013
Criminals Disguised as Cupid for Valentine's Day   February 12, 2013
Snail Mail Scams   November 13, 2012
Webcam Invasion   November 5, 2012
Be Kind, Give Notice   September 24, 2012
Lock It Up!   September 7, 2012  
Somebody to Lean On   August 27, 2012
Lost in Translation   August 13, 2012
Social Networking - Tip #2   May 30, 2012
Social Networking - Tip #1   May 22, 2012
Redacting Personally Identifiable Information (PII)   April 24, 2012
Smartphone Security   March 13, 2012
Making the Most of Your Privacy Training   March 5, 2012
Limited Data and Direct Identifiers   February 22, 2012
Mistakes Happen   February 17, 2012
Free Stuff Scam   February 2, 2012
Mystery Shopper   January 6, 2012


Updated 8/22/19