Warning Signs You Should Know To Keep Your Child Safe Online | Safetyweb Blog Keeping up with what our children are doing online and with their cell phone activity is vital these days. Parents must always be looking for warning signs and red flags in protecting kids and keeping them safe in cyberspace. Safety experts say parents need to watch for issues like cyber bullying and harassment such as social withdrawal, falling grades, or self-hating behavior. Due to the internet, email, social networks, cell phones-- kids can now be harassed 24 hours a day. Parents and adults should be aware these days that kids often have codes and slang they use to communicate with their peers. Another issue facing our kids and teens these days that parents need to watch for is sexting. Experts say it is important for parents to understand what their kids are doing online, and although trusting them is important, their safety is equally, if not more important.
Do students understand their ‘digital footprint’ and how it can affect their employability? Last year I presented to a group of 1st year Business School students on the topic of their use of Social Media and Social Networking websites and how this could have implications on their employability. Presentation: Social Media & how (students) can survive online (2010) This year I’ve been privileged enough to be invited back into lecture slots for all the first year under graduate Business School students (Law, Accounting & Finance, and Business). While the topic(s) and reflective activity the students are presented with are the same (including the majority of the responses given) the examples have been updated and improved … there are far more examples to choose from for a start! Click to view This year I have been able to incorporate the TurningPoint handsets (clickers, zappers, etc) to get real-time responses (and capture/record them too) to the content. I ask the question at the beginning of the session “Do you consider your online activity ‘safe’?”
Prevent Identity Theft Advertisement If you have ever experienced identity theft yourself or even know someone who has, you know the experience can be a harrowing one. Criminals can open accounts in your name and impersonate you for a multitude of reasons – none of which are good. That leaves the burden upon you to protect your personal information while using the internet. 1. A Phishing website is one that presents itself as a legitimate business website however in reality is a fake one looking for your information. Social Security numberCredit card numberBank account numberDriver’s license numberHome address and phone numberHealth insurance id or information The request for information could be legit (for example, if you are applying for a credit card); but if it was unsolicited that should be a big red flag. 2. Backdoors, keyloggers and other nefarious programs can allow entry to your system and they can be installed in any number of ways. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. What Else Can I Do?
be.macmillan - Work and cancer | technologies | Scoop.it Please note that the Essential Work and Cancer Toolkit for employers (available below) comes with relevant resources inside. Additional copies of these resources can be ordered separately below. If you are an employer ordering the pack for the first time please do this at macmillan.org.uk/worktoolkit and you can also receive Macmillan’s work and cancer e-newsletters for employers. To promote support for people affected by cancer in your organisation create your own bespoke Work and Cancer poster. For more information about work and cancer please visit Macmillan.org.uk/work What Exactly Is Phishing & What Techniques Are Scammers Using? I’ve never been a fan of fishing, myself. This is mostly because of an early expedition to a pond where my cousin managed to catch two fish with a bamboo pole, while the fancy fiberglass-reinforced rod I had caught me zip, zero, nada. Similar to real-life fishing, phishing scams aren’t always best when they rely on advanced tactics, but there are many new techniques motivated by social networks. So what is phishing, and what should you be wary of? The Basics of Phishing According to Microsoft’s Safety & Security Center, phishing can be summed up as: “A type of online identity theft. In other words, phishers are the Loki of the Internet. There is one point on which I disagree with Microsoft, however, and that’s their description of phishing as “a type of online identity theft”. Traditional Phishing In many cases, Microsoft is correct. But it’s not. Traditional phishing can be combated by refusing to follow links in such emails. Phone Phishing Social Network Phishing That’s the bad news.
5 Ways to Keep Your Information Secure in the Cloud" Passwords are designed to keep our information safe from prying eyes. They're like locks. A hacker may force the door and break your lock, but most of the time a strong lock keeps people out. When the site RockYou.com was hacked in 2009, a security firm examined the 32 million compromised passwords and found that thousands upon thousands of users relied on the same basic phrases. The best passwords combine letters, numbers and symbols into an unusual configuration.
Texting and driving: Gruesome safety video goes viral Graphic UK ad: Texting 2die4 WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: A British police force releases a shocking advert on the dangers of texting while driving. 27, 2009 A graphic British public service announcement about the dangers of sending text messages while driving has become an internet hit and sparked debate around the world. The Gwent police force in Wales said on Wednesday that an excerpt from a video it made for use in schools has been viewed more than 6 million times on YouTube and other websites since it was posted last month. If we can get one person to change their behaviour then it will have been worthwhile. The 30-minute film shows a bubbly teenager named Cassie - "a nice girl from a nice Gwent Valleys family" - who triggers a pile-up that kills four people when she tries to send a text message while driving. Global message ... Advertisement
berkatselamat team Top 7 Websites to Teach Kids About Internet Safety The ease with which anyone can use the Internet and can do so in such an anonymous way creates an environment that's especially dangerous for young and naive kids. While the Internet offers children with a wonderful opportunities to play educational online games or connect with pen pals from across the world, it also presents an open doorway into your home where numerous dangers can find a way to a child. The following websites are some of the best resources that parents and teachers can use to introduce kids to some of the things they need to be careful about when they're spending time on the Internet. NetSmartzKids The National Center for Missing and Exploited children volunteered an entire free website for children to learn all about safely using the Internet. Playing Online Games that Teach Safety Woogi World Complete 4 Missions to Enable Features Completely Missions to Unlock Features Webonauts Making the Right Choice Cyber Cafe Safe Email Use Wired Kids Schools or Parents Can Sign Up
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