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Being Safe When Using Email and the Internet

**Some videos may not play due to privacy issues. The website technical support was contacted, but they never replied to me. 

 

Safety First!

Safety while using email and the internet is important, and there are several precautions you can take in order to protect yourself and others. 

The following image from www.catshill.com is a great way to remember how to stay safe online. 

 

1. Keep private information private.

2. Do not meet up with people in which you have only met online.

3. Only accept email from people you actually know or trusted sources.

4. Make sure information is reliable.

5. If you feel like you are being cyberbullied or threatened, cantact an adult.

 

 

Video from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxySrSbSY7o

 

The below image from www.gcsepod.com warns of phishing. Phishing is when people or groups of people try to trick you into giving them your personal information. For example, someone may send an email posing as your bank asking for private information. However, most businesses will never ask you for your personal information through an email. 

 

 

Video from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujEQiku3Omo

 

The image below is from www.slideshare.net. The image tells some do's and don'ts when it comes to email security.

 

Video from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdVkkRmJEeM

Internet Resources:

Basic Internet Safety www.netsmartz.org

 

Internet Safety medlineplus.gov

 

Online Safety Tips for Parents www.pbs.org

 

References:

Laniosh, B. (2018, September 04). New Online Safety Poster. Retrieved from http://www.catshill.com/new-online-safety-poster/

 

Gcsepod. (2016, November 08). Internet Safety. Retrieved from https://www.gcsepod.com/internet-safety/

 

KnowBe4 Follow. (2016, October 21). Email Security Best Practices. Retrieved from https://www.slideshare.net/KnowBe4/email-security-best-practices-67515362

 

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. (2018). Basic Internet Safety. Retrieved from https://www.netsmartz.org/internetsafety

 

Medline Plus. (2018, May 16). Internet Safety. Retrieved from https://medlineplus.gov/internetsafety.html

 

Rasmussen, E. (2018, January 11). Online Safety Tips for Parents. Retrieved from http://www.pbs.org/parents/expert-tips-advice/2018/01/online-safety-tips-parents-young-children/

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