Many online threats are covered by existing civil and criminal law in Canada and other countries. In addition, many countries have specific legislation to deal with online crime. This section looks at Canadian and American laws that apply to cyber security.

Spam, online scams and frauds, identity theft and issues related to online purchases are a serious issue in the online world. Navigating the Web while avoiding these threats can be a challenging task.

Software threats are malicious pieces of computer code and applications that can damage your computer, as well as steal your personal or financial information. For this reason, these dangerous programs are often called malware (short for “malicious software.”)

What is intellectual property?: A novel? A film script? A joke? A cook book? A character in a TV show? A painting? The lyrics to a song? All of these are intellectual property.

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

This interactive tutorial teaches students the critical thinking skills they need to apply to their online experiences, including online safety, authenticating online information, recognizing online marketing ploys, protecting their privacy, managing online relationships and dealing with cyberbullying.

Are you Web aware? A checklist for kids ages 9-12

Are you Web aware? A checklist for kids ages 9-12

Are you Web aware? A checklist for kids ages 13-17

Are you Web aware? A checklist for kids ages 13-17

Are you Web aware? A checklist for parents

Are you Web aware? A checklist for parents. Are you involved in your kids’ online activities? Do you know what they are doing and who they are talking to when they are on the Internet?

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