IRS Disclosure Awareness training videos are available for local, state and federal governmental agencies that receive federal tax information (FTI). The videos help agencies with their annual requirement to certify that their employees understand the security policies and procedures
The IRS Office of Safeguards created three agency specific videos to help explain several key concepts in protecting the confidentiality of FTI. Topics discussed include the eight key tenets of safeguarding FTI, the importance of Publication 1075, Safeguards website, submission of information to Safeguards and the penalties for unauthorized browsing and disclosure of FTI.
General Session for all agency types:
Safeguards Security Awareness Training / Spanish Captions
General Session and session for state and federal child enforcement agencies:
Safeguards Security Awareness Training for State Child Support Agencies / Spanish Captions
General Session and session for state human resources agencies:
Disclosure Awareness Training for State Human Services Agencies / Spanish Captions
Building New Systems
The videos present Safeguards Systems Development aids to comply with Publication 1075 security requirements when building a new application on which Federal Tax Information (FTI) will reside or new process which will use FTI.
Session 1 for all agencies building new systems - Safeguards 1 Building New Systems
Session 2 for agencies building new processes or procedures - Safeguards 2 Building New Processes or Procedures
Protecting Federal Tax Information - Presentation designed to give you information on federal tax information and the laws that protect it.
Short (10 minute) video on the on the overall protection of Federal Tax Information (FTI)
Protecting Federal Tax Information: A Message from the IRS
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