Security - How Can I Tell if a Website is Credible?

This document details the six ways you can tell if your website is credible.

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It can be challenging to determine whether a website you’re using is credible, but here are a few things to look for:

Of course, there may be some reliable websites that do not include all these qualities. If you are unsure whether the site you’re using is credible, verify the information you find there with another source you know to be reliable such as an encyclopedia or a book on the subject. The kind of websites you use for research can also depend on the topic you are investigating. In some cases it may be appropriate to use information from a company or non-profit organization’s website, such as when writing an industry or company overview.