Secure Jeffco

The Chief Security Information Officer at Jefferson County brings you important information about the latest cyber security threats, scams and tips on how to avoid being a victim.

Mission

Appropriately safeguarding Jefferson County business operations by understanding and aligning security initiatives with risk.

Policies

Report a Cyber Security Concern

Do you have a cyber security concern? View our Cyber Security Concern page to learn more about the places to which you can report what you feel may be a threat or cyber security concern.

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    Cyber Awareness Seminar - Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.

    Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month? Read on...
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    Email Security Explained

    October is National Cyber Security Month. Jefferson County has partnered with the Golden, Lakewood, Westminster, and Wheatridge to develop 5 articles, one for each week this month, on what we think are the top things you should know about cybersecurity. Read on...
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    Four Tips for Great Passwording

    October is National Cyber Security Month. Jefferson County has partnered with the Golden, Lakewood, Westminster, and Wheatridge to develop 5 articles, one for each week this month, on what we think are the top things you should know about cybersecurity. Read on...
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    Scamming You Through Social Media

    Attempts to scam or fool you can happen over almost any form of communication you use—from Skype, WhatsApp, and Slack to Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, and even gaming apps. C Read on...
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    Your Identity, Your Money, Your Personal Safety

    Learning about the myriad threats to your financial, personal, and online well-being is the most powerful way to protect yourself. Read on...
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  1. Go With Passphrases

    Passphrases are the strongest type of passwords and the easiest to remember. Simply use an entire sentence for your password, such as "What time is coffee?" By using spaces and punctuation, you create a long password that is hard to guess...

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  2. Back up Your Files

    Eventually, we all have an accident or get hacked. And when we do, backups are often the only way to recover. Backups are cheap and easy; make sure you are backing up all of your personal information at home (such as family photos) on a regular...

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  3. Conversations

    When traveling, it is very easy to forget where you are when discussing business with colleagues. That airport, taxi, restaurant or hotel lobby may have individuals nearby eavesdropping on your conversation. When discussing confidential information,...

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