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IRS National Tax Security Awareness Week: 11/30 to 12/4

  • Published on Nov 30, 2020
  • by Michelle Barton
11/30 Cyber Monday: Security Types from the IRS
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This webinar will cover the following:
• Shopping Securely Online
• Security Software Tips for Computers and Mobile Devices
• Identifying Phishing Scams
• Cybersecurity when working from home

12/1 How to Protect Your Accounts Using Multi-Factor Authentication
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This webinar will cover the following:
• National Institute of Standards and Technology Tips for Strong Passwords
• Password Managers to Secure Unique Passwords
• Options for Multi-Factor Authentication

12/2 Get an Identity Protection PIN
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This webinar will cover the following:
• What is an Identity Protection PIN? 
• January expansion of IRS IP PIN Program
• Steps to Obtain an IP PIN

12/3 Small Businesses Must Guard Against Identity Theft
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This webinar will cover the following:
• Federal Trade Commission Security Tips for Small Business
• Protecting Wireless Networks
• IRS Assistance for Businesses Experiencing Tax-Related Identity Theft

Beware of Phishing Scams Targeting All Taxpayers
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This webinar will cover the following:
• Impact of COVID-19 on Cybercriminal Phishing Scams
• Visual Examples of Recent COVID-19 Related Phishing Scams
• Common Characteristics of Phishing Messages