#CyberAware is a family-friendly newsletter from the National Cyber Security Alliance. This month, we’re highlighting the complex digital lives of American teens and their parents and how to test your ability to spot a scam, along with recent online safety news.
You’re responsible for your own online security, so here are some tips to help you be safe and privacy-savvy on campus.
Four in 10 American teens say a friend sought help from them because of a negative experience they had online, results of a new Microsoft-sponsored study show. Most situations involved harassment or bullying, according to the teens, while a quarter of survey respondents said their friends had been threatened online.
Cyberbullying, a problem that affects about half of middle and high school students, can make being a new kid in school even harder. Cyberbullying takes many forms but revolves around the anonymous nature of technology.
As the new school year begins at colleges and universities, students are planning their class schedules, reconnecting with friends and buying new textbooks, supplies and technology. It's also important to remember to add privacy and online safety to the top of your back-to-school checklist. Protecting your accounts, devices and personal information, being savvy about what you post on social media and knowing how to own your online presence can help you put your best foot forward. This #ChatSTC Twitter chat will share tips to assist students in higher education in managing their privacy and security as they continue their academic pursuits.
Cryptography and protecting information have been important to people for a long time, and – because we now share our personal data more than ever before – it’s a good time to look back and understand a bit about how we got here.
Armed with an understanding of how credit card fraud happens and how to guard against it, you can significantly reduce your exposure to risk.
#CyberAware is a family-friendly newsletter from the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). This month, we’re highlighting how you can safely navigate your summer adventures online and how each generation stacks up when it comes to cybersecurity, along with recent online safety news.