Since 2013, U.S. taxpayers have paid more than $23 million to scammers claiming to be related to the IRS according to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.

Here's a few tips from StaySafeOnline and the Identity Theft Resource Center.

Fighting Back against Tax Scams

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Planning to attend RSA Conference 2017? Register before 1/13 to save on a full conference pass, and reserve your seat for our most popular sessions! #RSAC

Agenda - Cybersecurity Conference - US 2017 | RSA Conference

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#Privacy matters to all organizations, big or small.

So for 2017, why not improve your privacy program to better protect your business', customers' and employees' information?

Check out the simple tips in this blog.

YOUR PRIVACY RESOLUTION

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Get ready for Data Privacy Day 2017
Get ready for Data Privacy Day 2017
Microsoft is seeking up to fifteen 13-17 year olds to become members of their newly launched Council for Good that will "serve as a sounding board for Microsoft’s youth-focused policy agenda." A great opportunity for young people looking to be involved in helping to create a better Internet. Applications due March 1.
( Microsoft is an NCSA Board Member Company).

Calling US teens: Apply to join our new Council for Digital Good - Microsoft on the Issues

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Learn the basics of #privacy programs during this two-hour course from Privacy Ref on January, 25!

Find more details and registration below:

Data Privacy Day - Privacy Program Fundamentals

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RELEASE: Countdown to Data Privacy Day reminds consumers to value and protect their personal information.

News Details | StaySafeOnline.org

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What will 2017 have in store for #cybersecurity? Here are the predictions of a panel of respected industry insiders and experts.

Cybersecurity Predictions For 2017 - The Experts Speak

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BLOG: This month, we’re sharing resources to help you and your family have a safer and more secure 2017 along with recent #online safety news and important information to help protect your social media accounts.

#CYBERAWARE: SECURE YOUR DIGITAL LIFE IN 2017

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The Federal Trade Commission is suing the makers and distributors of D-Link products, for failing to take reasonable steps to secure their routers and IP cameras.

FTC sues D-Link over router and camera security flaws | Consumer Information

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Planning to attend RSA Conference 2017? Register before 1/13 to save on a full conference pass, and reserve your seat for our most popular sessions! #RSAC

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In its 13th year, National Cyber Security Awareness Month was an extremely successful and collaborative effort co-led by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Here are some of our top highlights...

NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MONTH 2016 RESULTS SUMMARY

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Passwords are no longer enough to keep your accounts secure. Try reviewing your habits for the New Year.

Your new year’s resolution: review your password habits

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" A survey of more than 600 corporate board directors and professionals that found only 19% believe their boards have a high level of understanding of cybersecurity risks."

Corporate boards aren't prepared for cyberattacks

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Some Internet of Things devices are always listening. Now Alexa could be used to help solve a murder.

Can Alexa help solve a murder? Police think so — but Amazon won’t give up her data.

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RSA Conference has announced exciting new additions for 2017. More Learning Labs, an expanded campus, #RSAC Early Stage Expo, the opportunity to reserve a seat for sessions and much more. Check out the full agenda that is now live.

Agenda - Cybersecurity Conference - US 2017 | RSA Conference

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But before you jump onto the trend of smart home devices – be aware that information could be stored or shared by tech companies.

How "smart devices" that listen to you could compromise your privacy

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In addition to ball drops and bubbly, the New Year think about how you can make your digital life safer and more secure in 2017.

Here's 5 simple steps to get you started.
Join NXP Semiconductors as they and experts work to advance #cybersecurity in #business and beyond.

RSVP for the showcase and social event on Jan. 5 below

NXP Cybersecurity Showcase & Social

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