ALERT: The platform that the Society uses for its Web site and to maintain its database does NOT use OpenSSL so the platform is NOT AT RISK from the heartbleed computer virus.
Here are some basic rules for using the Internet. For more complete information, CLICK HERE, to access a Society Web page with details.
Change all online passwords for any Web sites you use frequently, such as Facebook, Google accounts and bank accounts.
Use STRONG passwords. That means using alphanumeric characters and symbols, mixing small and capital letters and symbols, and using a minimum of eight characters
Don't save log-in information on your computer.
Don't automatically click "yes" or "continue" on pop-up windows. Read the warnings carefully.

CLICK HERE for more detailed information.

MSNBC shared a video with information on protecting yourself on the Internet. CLICK HERE to watch the video.

In an effort to keep our membership informed about online security issues, the Grapevine published a series of articles in 2012 by former Executive Assistant Director Shawn Henry. To view a reprint of those articles, CLICK HERE.

Society President's Response

The Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI supports the findings of the FBI and a Florida State Attorney, who recently cleared an FBI Special Agent of wrongdoing in the May 22, 2013, shooting death of Ibragim Todashev in Orlando, FL.
Please CLICK HERE to read the entire press release.

  75 YEARS!

The Society’s magazine, the Grapevine, celebrates 75 years of serving members by providing vital connections and information.

CLICK HERE to view the current issue and to see a printable copy of the very first issue from 1938.

This year marks the seventh anniversary of the disappearance from Iran of retired Special Agent Bob Levinson. The FBI and the U.S. government are actively engaged in an ongoing effort to bring Bob Levinson home to his family. The Society and the FBIAA, together representing 20,000 former and current FBI Agents, continue to support efforts to bring him home and to support his family through this extremely difficult time.



The Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI, Inc., is a private 501(c)(7) non-profit organization and is not a part of the FBI nor is it acting on behalf of the FBI.