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Anne Bubnic

Can a Texting Program Make Schools Safer? - 3 views

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    In a continuing effort to keep students safe, some high schools in Oakland, CA have just launched a new "text-a-tip" program. This cell phone texting technology provides students with a quick and anonymous way to notify campus police about situations such as bullying, drugs, and fights.
Anne Bubnic

Computer Security Resource Collection - 6 views

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    The folks at AnyPlace Control (remote desktop access) have compiled this list of resources for computer security. Many are related to protecting children.
Anne Bubnic

Classroom Support Materials/Cybersecurity Game - 4 views

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    Classroom support materials for the MySecurityCyberspace Game. The Teacher's Companion gives educators an introduction to The MySecureCyberspace Game and Academy Web site and 13 lesson starters to help them get started with the game in the classroom.
Anne Bubnic

What to Do If Hackers Steal Your Online Accounts - 5 views

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    Stolen accounts-caused by aggressive phishing attacks and distribution of malicious programs to collect passwords-have become a plague upon the Web. Spammers want them so their messages can get past spam filters. And crooks, who often lock out the true owners by changing their passwords, use them to find and get inside financial accounts or to impersonate the owners and weasel money out of their friends.
Anne Bubnic

Students: Everything Kids Need to Know About Wireless - 3 views

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    One of eight interactive case studies for kids (GR 4-8) from Cable In the Classroom: Power to Learn.
    An understanding of the wonderful world of wireless will help the young people avoid any pitfalls that may arise from using laptops, smart phones, and PDAs. And if they are going to be using wireless technology it doesn't hurt if they understand how it works. This unit explains the importance of password protection and cybersecurity. The graphics are Nickelodeon style. A short quiz assesses understanding. For the entire series, check out: http://powertolearn.com/internet_smarts/interactive_case_studies/index.shtml
Anne Bubnic

Symantec Guide to Scary Internet Stuff - Pests on your PC [Video] - 1 views

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    The 7th in the series of guides looking at common security threats on the internet and what to do to protect against them, this time looking at Viruses, Worms and Trojans.
Anne Bubnic

BUDD:E (Secondary Grades) - 0 views

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    Budd:e Secondary explores advanced e-security topics, including: creating content, file-sharing, pop-ups, privacy, sharing, scams, spam, spyware, malware, phishing, online transactions and computer viruses. Includes videos and teacher resources.
Anne Bubnic

BUDD:E - (Primary Grades) - 1 views

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    Budd:e Primary introduces e-security basics to stay smart online, including privacy, password creation, protecting personal details, virus scanning, secure websites, copyright and scams.
Anne Bubnic

Passwords-Can't Live With 'em, Can't Live Without 'em - 0 views

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    Take the Symantec Password Survey. Tips for password safety are also given.
D. Mignardi

Cybersafety Games - 9 views

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    Looking for games online that might help students learn important cybersafety concepts? Add this collection from around the world to your digital citizenship training efforts.
Anne Bubnic

Please Rob Me - 3 views

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    Are we TOO connected? Social networking services from Twitter and Foursquare to Yelp and Buzz encourage users to log in and share their location. Please Rob Me is a website by Forthehack that lists updates on Twitter and Foursquare from people who are telling they world that they are not home. Scary stuff and definitely something both kids (and adults) need to consider.
Anne Bubnic

How I'd Hack Your Weak Passwords - 3 views

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    f you invited me to try and crack your password, you know the one that you use over and over for like every web page you visit, how many guesses would it take before I got it?
Anne Bubnic

Parental Control Product Guide 2010 [pdf] - 1 views

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    Parental controls provide one or more of five main functions: content filtering; use restrictions; contact management; privacy protections; and monitoring. This guide provides helpful info for parents on controls for Internet, Mobile Phones, Gaming Consoles and Media Players.
Anne Bubnic

Cyber Exchange/ Security Awareness Materials - 1 views

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    Download free posters suitable for GR 6-12 classrooms on sexting awareness, firewalls, cyberpredators and cybersecurity from Cyber Exchange, a Cyber Security Awareness program and nonprofit that provides education and certification for information security professionals.
Anne Bubnic

Intro to CyberCITZ - 2 views

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    Organized around the way middle schoolers use the Internet, the CyberCitz Project provides teaching materials on Internet safety, security and ethics. This new project includes an Educators' Guide, a youth website, technology citizenship posters, and e-lessons on a K-12 learning management system. This project was produced in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Educational Technology and IIIA at James Madison University. Navigate through the curriculum content using the sidebar on the left side of the screen.
Anne Bubnic

Citizen's CyberGuide for Educators [pdf] - 3 views

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    In 2006, legislation in the state of Virginia added a new component to the educational curriculum for GR K-12: Internet Safety for Students. This colorful 25-page Citizen's Cyberguide focuses on a middle school audience and integrates ethical standards that can promote their use of the web more wisely and responsibly. Includes information on general safety, social networking and gaming and is designed to help kids develop safety skills, cyberethics and respect regarding their behavior online. Materials were developed at James Madison University.
Anne Bubnic

Lesson Plans from the National Cybersecurity Alliance - 1 views

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    NCSA teamed up with USA Today Education Foundation and the Department of Homeland Security to develop seven lessons during the 2009-2010 school year targeted at 8th-12th graders. Lesson plans use recent news stories about cyber security issues.
Anne Bubnic

K-12 Lesson Plans / Cybersecurity Topics - 0 views

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    Purdue University's Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance & Security (CERIAS) offers over a dozen classroom lesson plans and activities for K-12 students around topics related to digital security.
Anne Bubnic

Cybersecurity, Safety and Ethics Education Falls Short in U.S. Schools - 4 views

  • The survey also found a high reliance on shielding students instead of teaching behaviors for safe and secure Internet use. More than 90% of schools have built up digital defenses, such as filtering and blocking social network sites, to protect children on school networks. While these defenses may help reduce the online risks children face at school, they do not prepare students to act more safely and responsibly when accessing the Internet at home or via mobile devices.
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    The study illuminates that there is no cohesive effort to provide young people the education they need to safely and securely navigate the digital age and prepare them as digital citizens and employees.
Anne Bubnic

Deter. Detect. Defend. Avoid ID Theft - 0 views

  • This website is a one-stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft. It provides detailed information to help you deter, detect, and defend against identity theft.  
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    On the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website consumers can learn how to avoid identity theft - and learn what to do if their identity is stolen and offers materials to use in your community.
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    This site (from the federal trade commission) is a one-stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft. It provides detailed information to help you deter, detect, and defend against identity theft.
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