Policy

Identity Theft and Data Security

In support of its law enforcement efforts to ensure that companies take reasonable and appropriate measures to secure consumers’ information, the agency issues reports, develops consumer and business education materials, and testifies before Congress on key data security issues such as the use of social security numbers, child identity theft and how to prevent data breaches.

Reports
Business Education
Consumer Education
Video
Peer-to-Peer File Sharing

Any company that collects and stores sensitive information must consider the security implications of using Peer-to-Peer (P2P) file sharing software and minimize the risks associated with it.