Online Safety.

Aug 19, 2012, 7:01 PM |


Stop.Stop hackers from accessing your accounts - set secure passwords.

Stop sharing too much information - keep your personal information personal.

Stop - trust your gut, if something doesn’t feel right, stop what you are doing.

Stop and think about who can see the information you post online. Are you giving total strangers access to your information?

Stop any questionable online behavior. Only do and say things online that you would do in real life.


Think.Think about the information you want to share before you share it.

Think how your online actions can affect your offline life.

Think before you act - don’t automatically click on links.

Think about why you are sharing information online. Is it going to be safe?

Think about why you’re going to the site. Did you get it from someone you trust?

Think about who you’re talking to online. Do you really know who they are?


Connect.Connect over secure networks.

Connect with people you know.

Connect with care and be on the lookout for potential threats.

Connect safely and show your friends and family how to behave online.

Connect with people and sites you trust when you’re online.

For additional tips, visit the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)