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Stop. Think. Connect. Cybersecurity Campaign [web resource] [downloadable]

The STOP.THINK.CONNECT.™ Campaign is a national public awareness campaign with the goal of helping Americans to be safer and more secure online. Read more ›

Using Zoom to Hold Classes Online? Read These Best Practices for Securing Your Virtual Classroom [video]

As schools across the nation have closed indefinitely due to the coronavirus, many educators have turned to Zoom to conduct classes online. Zoom has created several resources to help you create and maintain a safe and secure learning environment for your students. Read more ›

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Protecting Kids Online [web resource]

internet-2041814_640The opportunities kids have to socialize online come with benefits and risks. The adults in their lives can help reduce the risks by talking to kids about making safe and responsible decisions.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has created resources to help parents, teachers and caregivers talk to kids about their online activities and conduct, as well as provide advice and tips on how kids can protect their privacy and safety on the Web. Read more ›

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StaySafeOnline.org [web resource]

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StaySafeOnline.org
is a resource provided by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), whose mission is to “educate and empower our global digital society to use the Internet safely and securely.” NCSA provides a broad array of resources, which are organized by the target audience and topic. Read more ›

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Online Safety Computer Game for Kids [web resource] [downloadable]

Be Internet AwesomeGoogle has created Be Internet Awesome, a classroom curriculum and computer game to teach children about online safety and security.

The Be Internet Awesome program helps young people become more Internet savvy and encourages them to be good Internet citizens. A collection of educational materials appropriate for students in the third to fifth grades are also available on the Be Internet Awesome website. Read more ›

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Staying Safe on the Internet [web resource]

teen with laptop photoThe internet has opened up a whole new world for people of all ages, but it does come with some risks. How much do you know about internet safety?

Check out the following links on girlshealth.gov for information about how to stay safe online. Read more ›

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Net Cetera Online Resources [downloadable]

Net Cetera bookletA service provided by the Federal Trade Commission, the Net Cetera online toolkit offers free resources to teach people about kids’ online safety.

The Net Cetera Booklet is a guide for parents, teachers, and other adults who spend time with kids. Read more ›

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Internet Safety: What Parents Need to Know

girl internetThe Internet can be a wonderful resource for kids. They can use it to research school reports, communicate with teachers and other kids, and play interactive games. Kids who are old enough to swipe a screen can have access to the world. But that access can also pose hazards.

That’s why it’s important to be aware of what your kids see and hear on the Internet, who they meet, and what they share about themselves online. Read more ›

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How to Protect Yourself Online

internet safetyAccording to Larry Magid, technology journalist and CEO and co-founder of ConnectSafely.org, “…while it’s true that there are some privacy and security risks that are beyond our control, there is a lot we can do to protect ourselves.”

First and foremost, create strong passwords that are easy for you to remember but difficult for others to guess. Read more ›