Staying Safe Online: Cyber Security Best Practices for Kids

Insight into cybersecurity attacks and tips and tricks that will keep you safe in your online interactions.
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (276 ratings)
12,112 students
1hr 22min of on-demand video
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Best practices on how to stay safe online with strong passwords, basic computer security, and more
What methods hackers might use and how to get around them
Common scams and how to recognize and avoid them
Tips to stay safe when on social media or playing video games


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It's not personal, kid. Hundreds of millions of people lose their personal information to hacks, but by following good cybersecurity practices, you can stay safe.

It's essential for any kids going online to understand the cybersecurity attacks that happen everyday. This hour-long course is perfect for kids as they start using YouTube, social media, playing video games, and more.

Who this course is for:

  • Kids who spend time online (YouTube, gaming, social media, etc)
  • Parents who want to know how to keep their kids safe online


Cybersecurity competitor and teacher. Founder of Kyber.
Pranav Patil
  • 4.7 Instructor Rating
  • 276 Reviews
  • 12,112 Students
  • 1 Course

I'm a 2-time National Champion in CyberPatriot, a national cybersecurity competition, and I train middle and high school students to do the same. I've also given lessons to hundreds of elementary school students based on what I've learned to be the most prevalent and dangerous cyber attacks. I develop educational video games, which I love to feature in my lessons.

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