Online Safety

1) DEFEND YOUR COMPUTER
  • Think before you click on a link.
  • Confirm that the message is legitimate.
  • Close pop-up windows carefully.

2) PROTECT PERSONAL SENSITIVE INFORMATION
  • Determine if the webpage is secure ("closed padlock" icon or "https").
  • Do not disclose personal information.
  • Watch out for scams!

3) CREATE STRONG PASSWORDS AND KEEP THEM SECRET
  • Use a combination of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers and symbols.
  • Have a different password for different accounts.
  • Change passwords frequently.
  • Do not include any personal information.

4) TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR ONLINE REPUTATION
  • Discover
  • Evaluate
  • Protect:
  • Cultivate
  • Restore

5) USE SOCIAL NETWORKS VERY CAREFULLY
  • Use SETTINGS and OPTIONS to limit access
  • Accept "Friends" wisely
  • Be careful what you post