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Business Identity Theft

Identity theft doesn’t just target individuals — businesses are also vulnerable to these types of crimes. Hijackers can steal financial information from businesses in order to pose as that business to establish lines of credit or make fraudulent purchases. How can your business protect itself from identity theft and cyber crimes? Three Colorado state agencies […]

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Tips for Avoiding Cyber Scams

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. What can you do to avoid being a victim of cyber crime? Criminals are increasingly using the internet to target victims, either to steal their identities or scam them out of a lot of money – or both. Below are some common types of cyber fraud, and tips to […]

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New Email Scam Affecting Home Buyers and Sellers

The Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies warns of a new scam affecting home buyers and sellers: Consumer Alert: Division of Real Estate urges Colorado home buyers and sellers to be on alert for email scams with fraudulent wire transfer instructions Cybercriminals targeting home buyers and sellers nationwide. Tips on how to protect yourself. DENVER – […]

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Internet Safety

Earlier this week Colorado Attorney General John Suthers unveiled Wired with Wisdom, an Internet safety program designed to educate Colorado parents on how to keep their kids safe online. According to a press release from the Attorney General’s Office: The program, Wired With Wisdom, is designed to provide parents and caregivers with useful information and […]

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Cyber Security

The State of Colorado has an Office of Cyber Security, aimed at helping citizens and consumers achieve the highest level of protection for their online activities. The Office of Cyber Security’s webpage offers such tips as dealing with cyberbullies, how to choose a firewall, protecting your identity, and how to protect portable computer devices. The […]

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Information Technology and Cyber Security

Recently the newspapers have carried stories of the State’s proposals to consolidate all of their information technology divisions into a single agency. There are many documents online regarding the state’s information technology infrastructure. See the Office of Information Technology’s website for information, including a Strategic Plan, guidelines, and more. The State has also set up […]