With just one month to go before the May 1, 2009 deadline for compliance with its Red Flag Rules, the FTC has launched a website that provides guidance to businesses implementing Red Flag programs.

The website, http://www.ftc.gov/redflagsrule, provides a "How to" guide for compliance with the rules, as well as specific articles addressing their application to utility and telecom companies.

In addition, the FTC has announced a "best practices" free workshop for businesses in New York City on April 29, 2009, which will provide additional guidance for businesses complying with the Red Flags Rule.