Cyber Security Consumer Tip Sheet: Safe Surfing

Most Web surfing is done through browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Safari. While these browsers are updated regularly, our use of the Web has evolved to the point where we now do many things online, such as shopping and banking. For that reason, there are a number of potential risks that come with using the Web.

This tutorial aims to teach students essential digital literacy skills through simulating their favourite online experiences.

Cyber Security Consumer Tip Sheet: Protecting yourself from Malware

Malware is a general term to describe destructive programs that can harm your computer or any other device that connects to the Internet, including smart phones, mp3 players and tablets.

Cyber Security

When we use digital devices we run certain risks – to our personal information, our financial data, and those devices themselves. This section describes different cybersecurity risks, with tips and strategies for managing them, and looks at issues of particular concern to children and teens.

Protecting Your Privacy on Commercial Websites - Tip Sheet

The Internet provides marketers with many opportunities to elicit personal information from children. Kids love playing on the Web, and commercial sites for children are continually ranked as top online destinations.

Digital Issues
Internet and mobile communications technologies offer a wealth of opportunities for fun, learning, and exploration. They also present parents and teachers with a host of concerns and worries. In this section, you can find resources on how to tackle these issues in a positive way.
Privacy Playground

In this game, designed for ages 8-10, the CyberPigs play on their favourite website and encounter marketing ploys, spam and a close encounter with a not-too-friendly wolf.

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