Practical advice for novices and families on protecting themselves and their children against harm on the Internet.
This booklet was distributed to everyone at Norwich University in August 2002. It includes all of the articles below in updated form plus additional material. Everyone is welcome to download this PDF file and print it for non-commercial use. I will be especially pleased if it can be useful to teachers in middle and high school and in freshman computing classes at colleges and universities. Links need updating, though.
Individual Topics From An Earlier Series of Articles
A summary that you can give your family and non-technical friends. Includes references for further reading. Updated May 2017. Topics:
With thanks to Billy Adams of Kaplan University for the link.
Contributed by The OpenEducators Organization July 2016
*Additional link contributed by Julia Dunlap at creditcards.com March 2018
With thanks to Daren Felton for the link.
With thanks to Saura Bala for the link.
With thanks to Dean Chester for the link.
With thanks to Blake Hughes for the link.
With thanks to author James Herrin for the link.
With thanks to Billy Anderson for the link.
Rebecca Herold is an outstanding writer and educator. Her Website has a wealth of brialliantly written, highly informative articles. I follow her on Facebook for her flow of relevant articles and comments and recommend you do the same!
>It’s time to have the talk with your child. You peeked at their browser history and, well, it’s time. It’s going to be awkward and uncomfortable for both of you, and things have changed a lot since you were that age. But better to hear it from a parent than learn it from a stranger or [G-d]-knows-who online.< With thanks to Lydia Yates for the link.
With thanks to Brenda Barron for the link.
Notes to a friend hesitant to join Facebook.
With thanks to Emily Bernabei of The Simple Dollar for the link.
With thanks to Caroline Gerard for the link.
With thanks to Ashley White for the link.
DELIVERING JUSTICE -- UNITED STATES POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE AWARENESS VIDEOS:
Even though most of these (old) awareness videos refer to US Mail, they are still perfectly applicable to the crimes discussed now that most of the communications are via email.
You may be able to play the individual videos by using the links below.
All the King's Men -- recovering
from financial fraud (15:02)
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