How to Stay Safe on the Internet
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Welcome to "How to stay safe on the internet" course.
Why take this course?
This course will introduce you to the type of threats you may encounter while online, understanding them and how to browse safely on the internet. Also, this course is about passwords, email spams and scams, downloading precautions, what to consider before you buy a product, how to protect your financial transactions, social networks, cyberharassment and cyberstalking, internet addiction, wireless and mobile device safety.
This course will learn you the fundamentals of how to browse on a safe way on the internet.
It doesn't matter how old are you. This course is for all of you but I mostly recommend this course to parents who have children so their children can learn the negative sides of the internet and they can recognize any kind of internet threat.
The Internet has drastically changed the way that children interact with the world. They have access to in-depth knowledge, tools to express their creativity, and people from all over the world. Yet along with offering a fascinating, new way to connect with the world, the Internet also offers new risks
We are in the age of internet and all of us, especially, children must know internet threats.
At the end of my course students will be able to browse safely and secure the internet.
Section 1 - Introduction
1- Different viruses
Section 2 - Choosing strong passwords
Section 3 - Protect your computer
1- How to protect your computer
2- Buying online, Risks
3- Choosing antivirus software
4- Additional computer safety practices
Section 4 - Emails spams and scams
1- Spam email
2- Email scams
Section 5 - Browsing safely
1- Security features
2- Browsing activity is tracked
Section 6 - Financial transactions
1- SSL certificate and security alerts
3- Safe online shopping
Section 7 - Social networking
2- Setting up profiles
3- Think before you share
4- What to do when meeting people face to face
Section 8 - Cyberharassment, stalking and addiction
1- The negative sides
2- Responding to cyberharassment and stalking
3- Internet addiction
Section 9 - Wireless safety and mobile safety
1- WiFi network security
2- Mobile safety
3- Mobile and physical safety
Thank you and enjoy !
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|Section 1: Intro|
|Section 2: Introduction to Internet Safety|
Adopting a Safer MindsetPreview
Understanding Internet ThreatsPreview
|Section 3: Passwords|
Passwords : The First Step to Safety
|Section 4: Protect Your Computer|
Protecting your Computer from Internet ThreatsPreview
Things to Consider Before You Buy
How to Choose an Antivirus Software
Additional Computer Safety Practices to Consider
Back Up your Computer
|Section 5: Email Tips for Spam and Scams|
Dealing with Email Attachments
|Section 6: Staying Safe While Browsing|
Understanding your Browser's Security Features
Understanding How your Browsing Activity is Tracked
|Section 7: Protecting your Financial Transactions|
When is a Website Secure for Financial Transactions
Security Alerts and the SSL Certificate
What About Phishing
Safe Online Shopping
Additional Tips for Conducting Online Financial Transactions
|Section 8: Smart Social Networking and Communication Tips|
Social Networking and Privacy
Setting Up Profiles on Social Networking Sites
Netiquette Tips and Think Before You Share
Precautions to Take When Meeting People Face to Face
|Section 9: Cyberharassment Cyberstalking and Addiction|
The Negative Side to Communicating Online
Responding to Cyberharassment and Cyberstalking
|Section 10: Wireless and Mobile Device Safety|
Wireless Network Security
Mobile Device Safety
Mobile Devices and Physical Safety
Hi. My name is Aleksander Dhiamandi
I have been working as an IT for over 2 years now. It's something that I very much enjoy. In a world where we are increasingly hiding the complexities away from users (smart phones and fromets in particular), it is always satisfying to give that power back to people and allow them to do much more with their technology. But teaching is another thing I like to do. I also develop and manage websites, and manage computer systems for a few different companies. I am a businessman too. I feel that all my work is complementary and benefits from what I learn from and in the others. Combined, they give me a fairly good understanding of how everything works. It's good to walk and work with passion. This website is both for you, and for me. For you, it is a digital form of what I have been teaching my students over the years. For me, it is an opportunity to clarify and polish what I teach and how I deliver it. To these ends, if you have any feedback at all, be it to tell me you found a particular section confusing, or to let me know it was helpful, I would be more than happy to hear from you.