Get Out the Count Cybersecurity Best Practices

The 2020 Census will be the first high-tech census and will be the first time there will be a widely available option to respond online (households will also be able to participate in the 2020 Census by phone or using the paper form). Stakeholders can feel confident that the Census Bureau is implementing the most up-to-date safeguards to protect households’ responses. But, for organizations setting up census kiosks, there are also steps you can take to increase your own cybersecurity before you respond. This guide is designed to help stakeholders, households, and individuals take steps to protect themselves and their communities when completing the census form – and whenever they go online.