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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    How Many Times Has Your Information Been Exposed?

    With yet another large breach being reported, the Marriott breach, you may be wondering if your personal information has been exposed to hackers. Read on...
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    Staying Secure While Shopping Online

    Though it can be convenient to avoid the lines and rush for that latest Black Friday deal by shopping online, this also carries some risk. Read on...
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    Kids Safe Online Poster Contest

    October kicks-off a national "Kids Safe Online" poster contest. The contest runs through 1/25/19. Read on...
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    Replace passwords with passphrases

    Learn how to create strong passwords, called passphrases, that are easy to remember and simple to type. Read on...
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    Phone Call Attacks and Scams

    When you think of cyber criminals, you probably think of an evil mastermind sitting behind a computer launching sophisticated attacks over the Internet. Read on...
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    Reports of Spoofed Robocalls from Jefferson County Offices

    Spoofing is a practice of deliberately falsifying telephone number to disguise the identity of the calling party. Read on...
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  1. Paper Documents Also Have to Be Protected

    Keep in mind that digital data is not the only thing that needs to be protected. Paper documents also need to be protected. When disposing of any confidential documents, make sure they are shredded first or disposed of in bins for shredding. Also,...

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  2. Unique Passwords

    Make sure each of your accounts has a separate, unique password. Can't remember all of your passwords/passphrases? Consider using a password manager to securely store all of them for you.

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  3. Detecting Fraud

    Review your bank, credit card and financial statements regularly to identify unauthorized activity. This is one of the most effective ways to quickly detect if your bank account, credit card or identity has been compromised.

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