This page, Cybersecurity, is offered by


How to safeguard your online identity and data from cyber security threats, online scams and data breaches.

Improving the cyber security posture of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is our number one priority at the Executive Office of Technology Services and Security, but it can't be done with technology alone. You play a critical role in maintaining a secure environment and protecting the Commonwealth’s sensitive information, assets, and reputation.

Opening an email that contains malware can lead to an agency having to shut down part of its business for days—even weeks—and a significant loss of productivity. It is vitally important that you understand how to identify and respond to cyber security threats, data breaches, and social engineering or phishing attempts that try to lure you into giving hackers access to the Commonwealth's network.