CNET - How to secure your email
Authentic Links & Redirects
Like many government entities and businesses, Salt Lake County has a need to communicate with the users who come to our facilities and events, and who use our many citizen services. But how can the average person tell our communications from spoofed or spam links whether on email or text?
How can I tell if a link is real, and not a spammer or malware attacker?
Salt Lake County uses several URLs to transmit information throughout our networks and communications. Some county facilities will also use their own mailing, forwarding and communications systems which are not covered here - such as our libraries and arts programs.
The best practice as a user is to try to be aware of the source of the link you are clicking, and ask yourself if you were expecting the communication.
Here is one article regarding links and email safety practices - CNET - How to secure your email