Safety on The Internet

The Internet has opened our world and provided a portal to information that was unimaginable

just twenty years ago. It has opened exciting possibilities in science and industry, education, and social interactions. It has brought down walls between gender, race, religion, and age. With the potential for discovery comes a potential for danger. Malware, fraud, and predators abound. The following video was made to remind students, teachers and parents that the best protection is following safe surfing practices.

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Students

Read the Student's Guide to Publishing by Josten's

 

Parents

You can keep your children safe by knowing what they are viewing, what information they are providing

in the way of forms and subscriptions, and who are their online friends. Watch Protect Teens by

Idaho's Attorney General with your teen and discuss the safety issues presented.

 

Teachers

You can help your students learn safe Internet Practices using CyberSmart curriculum developed by

and offered as a free resource to teachers of all grade levels k-12.

Resources

Alderman, J. (2011, June 30). Huffington Post Tech. Retrieved July 3, 2011, from Huffington Post:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jason-alderman/senior-surfers-vulnerable_b_886909.html


Begam, T. (2011, June 28). Cyber Crimes Task Force actively targets online predators. Retrieved July 3, 2011, from WRDW-TV Augusta:

http://www.wrdw.com/home/headlines/Cyber_Crimes_Task_ Force_tragetting_online_predators_actively_124639064.html


Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation. (2011, June 22). FBI - "Scareware" distributors targeted. Retrieved July 3, 2011, from FBI: http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2011/june/cyber_062211/cyber_062211
FaceBook. (2011). Retrieved July 3, 2011, from FaceBook: http://facebook.com


Google. (2011). Retrieved July 3, 2011, from Google Search: http://www.google.com



Physorg. (2011, June 10). Malaysia police bust China Internet scam. Retrieved July 3, 2011, from Physorg.com:

http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-06-malaysia-police-china-internet-scam.html


Reuters: Berlin. (2011, June 30). Germans fear cyber-crime as digital blackmail grows. Retrieved July 3, 2011, from reuters.com:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/06/30/us-germany-hacking-idUSTRE75T2Q420110630


Smith, C. (2011, May 22). Facebook Scams You Need To Know About: The 9 Most Common Hacks And Attacks.

Retrieved July 3, 2011, from Huffington Post:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/22/facebook-scams-hacks-attacks_n_864906.html#s281496&title=Rogue_Apps


Technology Unlimited. (2011, June 16). Microsoft Survey Reveals Extent of Emerging Internet Phone Scam.

Retrieved July 3, 2011, from Technology Unlimited:

http://www.techunlimitedusa.com/2011/06/16/microsoft-survey-reveals-extent-of-emerging-internet-phone-scam/

 

What You Need to be Successful

  • Materials - Computer - PC or Mac with multimedia capabilities, headphones, printer.
  • Software - Presentation, Word Processing, and Spreadsheet (can be open source).
  • Time Management - Deadlines approach quickly - don't wait until the last minute to get the job done!

 

 

 

About Your Instructor

Mrs. Brimacomb

Stefanie Brimacomb is a multi-endorsed math, business, and computer teacher in a remote Idaho town where online learning is essential to provide students a competitive education. Mrs. Brimacomb serves as the IT Coordinator for Salmon River Joint School District in addition to her duties as classroom teacher

Contact Information

e-mail:brimstef@citlink.net
cell/text:(208)413-3783