Online Identity Theft:

Several Web sites are recommended for student research:(from CSM)

Objectives

  • Define online identity theft and describe several ways it can occur.
  • Research online identity theft and create a tip list for preventing it.
  • Communicate good online identity theft prevention practices to family members.

Essay:

Dec 9, 2010- Create three paragraphs of accurate information using the websites listed above "Online Identity Theft"
  1. What does it mean to have your identity stolen, and how does it happen online?
  2. What are three ways that people can avoid online identity theft?
  3. How can you remind family members about online identity theft prevention?

Safeguarding Your Stuff:

Several Web sites for student research: (from CSM)

Objectives

  • Identify some sources of and kinds of security threats to home and public computers.
  • Research ways to stay informed about cyber security.
  • Share cyber security information with their families and prepare a family cyber security plan.

Essay:

Dec 8, 2010- Answer the following questions using the websites listed under "Safeguarding Your Stuff". Minimum of three paragraphs.
  • What are some sources of security threats to personal and public computers?
  • How can you stay informed about cyber security?
  • What are some essential cyber security actions that families can take?