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Protecting data and devices

Module 5

About
this
module

This module aims to educate children on steps they can take to manage the privacy and security of online data and their devices. It covers questions such as:
• How can I protect my information online?
• Why is security online important?

It encourages children to understand that their personal information has value and is used commercially to drive advertising and other directed services. The core skills for developing good privacy and security habits are also covered.

What do I need to know about...

Privacy settings?
Phishing and scams?
Malware?
Passwords and account security?
Protecting devices?
Encouraging good online and technology security?

Activity ideas

Making strong passphrases
Spot the scam