State of Iowa Information Security Office (ISO)


Stay Safe Online is an educational site intended to help consumers understand both the positive aspects of the Internet as well as how to manage a variety of safety and security issues that exist online.

OnGuardOnline provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information.

Stop Think Connect
The Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign is a national public awareness campaign aimed at increasing the understanding of cyber threats and empowering the American public to be safer and more secure online.

US-CERT Cyber Security Tips
The US-CERT provides free Cyber Security Tips describing and offering advice about common security issues for non-technical computer users.  There are tips on why cyber security is important, safe internet browsing, how to protect your privacy, understanding anti-virus programs, and many other topics.

Protecting Personal Information a Guide for Business
The Federal Trade Commission developed tutorial and guide for businesses on safeguarding sensitive data in paper files and on computers.


Phishing: Phishing attempts can be reported to the US-CERT at

Cyber Crime: Cyber crime can be reported to the Internet Crime Complaint Center at

Last updated: 07-31-2012