Cyber Security Resources for Children and Youth of All Ages
Website by: United States Department of Homeland Security
Regardless of how fast your fingers fly on a keyboard or cell phone, the best tool you have to help avoid risks online is your brain.
Stop before you post, share, or send: Do you trust the site you're on?
How would you feel if your information ends up somewhere you didn’t intend?
Visit the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Stop. Think. Connect. Student Resources website for information on and links to:
- Age-appropriate resources for preschool aged kids,
- The Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Safe Online Surfing program for 3rd to 8th graders,
- The National Crime Prevention Council’s McGruff the Crime Dog and the Internet Safety Pledge,
- NetSmartz - Online issues affecting kids, tweens and teens,
- How to protect yourself, your family, and your devices with tips and resources from the National Cyber Security Alliance,
- Ten simple steps to protect your cell phone, use public Wi-Fi networks safely, and what steps to take if your phone is stolen,
And much more.
Updated: February 13, 2019.