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Cyber Security Awareness Month - Connected Communities: Staying Protected While Always Connected

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 11:10am

Twitter Chat Schedule for Cyber Security Awareness Month: Weekly twitter chats @cyber #ChatSTC

(Moderated by STOP. THINK. CONNECT. @STOPTHINKCONNECT)

Oct 15 2-3 PM CDT  Digital Parenting – Keep Your Connected Family Safe

Oct 22 2-3 PM CDT  Cybersecurity & the Evolving Internet of Things

Oct 29 2-3 PM CDT  So You Want to Work in Cybersecurity?

As the "Internet of Things" continues to evolve, technology is advancing throughout all aspects of our lives. The Internet is at our fingertips 24/7, becoming available and accessible almost anywhere we go. With various applications and technology, we can shop, learn, bank, socialize, and more through our mobile devices.  While more devices and objects become connected to the Internet – from phones and tablets to homes, vehicles, and medical devices – it is important to educate all citizens on the importance of owning and protecting their digital lives.This week centers around improving our understanding of mobile device security and how to become better digital citizens at any age.

Use the Identity Risk Calculator to see your risk level. Encourage your family to use the calculator, too!

Online Identity risk calculator

https://www.staysafeonline.org/stay-safe-online/resources/online-identity-risk-calculator

Next, explore the links below for information on how you can keep yourself, your children, and your parents safer online.

Tips for Parents on Raising Privacy-Savvy Kids

http://stopthinkconnect.org/get-involved/resources/

Privacy Tips for Teens

https://www.staysafeonline.org/stop-think-connect/resources/stop-think-connect-privacy-tips-for-teens

Online Safety Tips for Older Adults

http://stopthinkconnect.org/resources/viewimageembed/?id=519

Mobile Devices

https://www.staysafeonline.org/stay-safe-online/mobile-and-on-the-go/mobile-devices

https://www.staysafeonline.org/stay-safe-online/mobile-and-on-the-go/mobile-parental-controls

More info

https://www.staysafeonline.org/stop-think-connect/resources/

http://stopthinkconnect.org/resources/landing/