Protecting Yourself, and your kids, Online
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Protecting Yourself, and your kids, Online

Ensuring you remain private and safe on the web.
4.6 (19 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,294 students enrolled
Created by Kray Mitchell
Last updated 9/2015
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Feel safe when chatting or online dating
  • Setup and use a dedicated communication system with privacy in mind
  • Understand how easily people can track others online
  • Feel confident your photos won't reveal your location
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Requirements
  • How to use a web browser
  • How to use their smartphone
Description

This course was created for people who chat online, use online dating, want to protect their privacy or are getting out of a bad relationship. We will learn how to protect ourselves from being easily tracked down online and how we can maintain our privacy while meeting people on the world wide web. Keep yourself safe.

Who is the target audience?
  • Online dating participants
  • Online chat enthusiasts
  • People who want to protect their privacy online
  • Parents who want to ensure their kids are protected
  • People getting out of an abusive relationship or who have a stalker
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Using an Alias and Setting Up a Google Account
5 Lectures 19:14

Tips on selecting an alias to use online

Using an Alias
01:07

This video will talk about why and how you can setup a Google account to help maintain your privacy online.

Creating a Google Account
03:46

Checking your account for unauthroized access.

Using Google's My Account Area
04:49

Setting up Two Factor Authentication for a much higher level of security.

Setup 2FA (Two Factor Authentication)
07:25

Generating App Specific Passwords with your Google Account

App Specific Passwords for Google 2FA
02:07
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Using Photos Online
4 Lectures 09:34

Did you know you're most likely sending out your location with every photo taken on your phone?

Removing Location Information (EXIF Data) From Your Photos
05:24

You should always have a selection of photos not currently being used, with EXIF stripped out already for sending online.

Don't Send Photos You Use On Your Social Profiles
01:29

Disable the addition of GPS information to your photos on your iPhone

Disable GPS Photos on your iPhone
00:57

Using 3rd Party applications to send photos without EXIF data.

Send Photos Without EXIF on Your iPhone
01:44
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Protecting Your Messaging and Phone Number
4 Lectures 10:40

How to hide message previews for Messages and Facebook Messenger on your lock screen.

Hiding Message Previews on your Lock Screen
01:49

Using Google Hangouts for chatting and making phone calls.

Google Hangouts for making phone calls and chatting on mobile
01:54

Where you can find and use Hangouts from your Desktop computer or laptop.

Google Hangouts for chatting on desktop/laptop
05:15

Using Kik Messenger for chatting instead of texting.

Kik Messenger instead of texting
01:42
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Private Browsing
2 Lectures 05:08

How to use Private Browsing in Chrome and Safari

Private Browsing on your Desktop or Laptop
02:34

How to use Private Browsing in Chrome and Safari on your iPhone

Private Browsing on your iPhone
02:34
About the Instructor
Kray Mitchell
4.6 Average rating
186 Reviews
10,825 Students
5 Courses
Web Technologist

He's a devil's advocate, he's a strategic thinker, he's a technologist and he's an educator. Since 1997 Kray has been building websites and diving headfirst into the world of web and technology. From building websites to implementing technical solutions for companies of all sizes, he has designed for print, directed for TV, taught in the classroom and mentored the eager.

Kray loves to teach, speak and inspire. With an eclectic background in Information Technology, TV and Film, Graphic Design, he brings a wide range of experience and expertise to all his projects.