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Safety, Privacy and Security


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A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety
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A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety
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Advances in computer and telecommunication technology that allow our children to reach out to new sources of knowledge and cultural experiences leave them vulnerable to exploitation and harm by computer-sex offenders. This pamphlet helps you to begin to understand the complexities of online child exploitation.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Best Practices for Keeping Your Home Network Secure
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Best Practices for Keeping Your Home Network Secure
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The cyber threat is no longer limited to your office network and work persona. Adversaries realize that targets are typically more vulnerable when operating from their home network since there is less rigor associated with the protection, monitoring, and maintenance of most home networks. Home users need to maintain a basic level of network defense.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Heads Up. Stop. Think. Connect
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Heads Up. Stop. Think. Connect
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Learn how to be OnGuardOnline(tm)by following these important tips to protect your information, your computer, even yourself. (Previous item number: 324W)
Available: as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Home Wireless Safety Checklist
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Home Wireless Safety Checklist
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Six steps owners of wireless networks need to take to ensure network security.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Living Life Online
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Living Life Online
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Helps kids learn to make good decisions as they live their lives, online and off. Kids find out how to stay safer online, how to use critical thinking skills, and how to apply them to the advertising they see.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids about Being Online
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Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids about Being Online
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You can reduce these risks by talking to your kids about how they communicate -- online and off-and encouraging them to engage in conduct they can be proud of.
Available: as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Spam: Unwanted Text Messages and Email
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Spam: Unwanted Text Messages and Email
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Learn how the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing (CAN-SPAM) Act address spam.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Stop Cyberbullying Before it Starts
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Stop Cyberbullying Before it Starts
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Cyberbullying is using the internet, cell phones, video game systems, or other technology to send or post text or images intended to hurt or embarrass another person. Dealing with cyberbullying can be difficult, but there are steps parents, educators, and other caregivers can take to prevent it.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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