How can we ensure safety while using the internet for IA Students? Matthew Crabtree Moaz Sinan Samrudh Rajachudmani
Did You Know? <ul><li>95% of parents don't recognize that their kids use specific words to let people know that their pare...
Want to Hear More? <ul><li>44% of online teens with profiles like Facebook and Myspace have been contacted by a stranger, ...
Why is this important? <ul><li>Almost all IA students rely on internet for  research, projects, homework, and for fun.  </...
Why We Picked this Topic <ul><li>Make the students of the International Academy, aware of the dangers of the internet </li...
Introduction <ul><li>Online Relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Keep Personal Information Private </li></ul><ul><li>Safety Tip...
Online Relationships
Overview <ul><li>Do not trust the credibility of someone you meet online. </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing them a long time does ...
http://www. netsmartz . org/resources/reallife . htm
Warning Signs <ul><li>If the person tries isolating you from you family or friends. </li></ul><ul><li>Makes you keep secre...
Never Meet with Someone in Real Life that You First Met Online <ul><li>You don’t know for sure if people really are who th...
 
You are Always Watched Online <ul><li>Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>College Admission Officers </li...
Do Not Say Anything Online That You Will Not Say In Real Life
Personal Information
Overview <ul><li>Never give out your personal identifying information. </li></ul><ul><li>This includes name, address, tele...
Use Privacy Settings <ul><li>Use the privacy settings – such as “Friends Only” on any social networking site you are on. <...
Think Before Posting Pictures <ul><li>Consider if it is a picture you want everyone to see </li></ul><ul><li>This includes...
 
 
 
 
Protect Your Passwords <ul><li>Use strong passwords </li></ul><ul><li>Keep them confidential </li></ul><ul><li>Do not give...
Any Questions So Far?
Safety Tips
Some Safety Tips <ul><li>Talk to a trusted adult if anything makes you feel scared, uncomfortable or confused. </li></ul><...
Safety Tips Continued <ul><li>Do not post personal information.  </li></ul><ul><li>Respect copyright laws and check your s...
The 4 R’s To Remember <ul><ul><li>Recognize  techniques used by online predators to deceive their victims. </li></ul></ul>...
Any Questions?
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How to Use the Internet Safely

  1. 1. How can we ensure safety while using the internet for IA Students? Matthew Crabtree Moaz Sinan Samrudh Rajachudmani
  2. 2. Did You Know? <ul><li>95% of parents don't recognize that their kids use specific words to let people know that their parents are watching . </li></ul><ul><li>89% of sexual solicitations are made in either chat rooms or Instant Messages </li></ul><ul><li>75% of youth who received an online sexual solicitation did not tell a parent </li></ul><ul><li>76% of parents don't have rules about what their kids can do on the computer </li></ul><ul><li>9 out of 10 parents will never know that any inappropriate contact has occurred </li></ul>
  3. 3. Want to Hear More? <ul><li>44% of online teens with profiles like Facebook and Myspace have been contacted by a stranger, compared with 16 percent of those without profiles. </li></ul><ul><li>71% have reported receiving messages from someone they do not know </li></ul><ul><li>When asked how they responded the last time they were contacted online by a complete stranger, just 3% of online teens said they told and adult or authority figure </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why is this important? <ul><li>Almost all IA students rely on internet for research, projects, homework, and for fun. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of us think that the websites we use are safe, but do not realize the unknown dangers that might exist. </li></ul><ul><li>There are many things that we may consider futile, but the consequences could be enormous. </li></ul><ul><li>These consequences can affect us throughout our lives. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why We Picked this Topic <ul><li>Make the students of the International Academy, aware of the dangers of the internet </li></ul><ul><li>To provide solutions to the students so that they could stay safe while using a computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Give advice as to what the students could do to be safe while having fun on their computer. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Introduction <ul><li>Online Relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Keep Personal Information Private </li></ul><ul><li>Safety Tips </li></ul>
  7. 7. Online Relationships
  8. 8. Overview <ul><li>Do not trust the credibility of someone you meet online. </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing them a long time does not give you a reason to trust them </li></ul><ul><li>You can be easily deceived </li></ul>
  9. 9. http://www. netsmartz . org/resources/reallife . htm
  10. 10. Warning Signs <ul><li>If the person tries isolating you from you family or friends. </li></ul><ul><li>Makes you keep secrets </li></ul><ul><li>Sends inappropriate materials </li></ul><ul><li>Threatens you </li></ul>
  11. 11. Never Meet with Someone in Real Life that You First Met Online <ul><li>You don’t know for sure if people really are who they say they are. </li></ul><ul><li>If you think it is appropriate to meet with someone, always discuss the meeting with your parents first. </li></ul><ul><li>Meet in a public place and never go alone. </li></ul><ul><li>Have your parents speak with the parents of the person you want to meet. </li></ul>
  12. 13. You are Always Watched Online <ul><li>Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>College Admission Officers </li></ul><ul><li>Future Employers </li></ul><ul><li>Law Enforcement </li></ul><ul><li>Online Predators </li></ul>
  13. 14. Do Not Say Anything Online That You Will Not Say In Real Life
  14. 15. Personal Information
  15. 16. Overview <ul><li>Never give out your personal identifying information. </li></ul><ul><li>This includes name, address, telephone number, and school name. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not trust anyone that you do not know personally with your information </li></ul>
  16. 17. Use Privacy Settings <ul><li>Use the privacy settings – such as “Friends Only” on any social networking site you are on. </li></ul><ul><li>Only allow people you know in real life on your friends list. </li></ul>
  17. 18. Think Before Posting Pictures <ul><li>Consider if it is a picture you want everyone to see </li></ul><ul><li>This includes your parents, teachers, law enforcement and college admission officers. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that any picture you upload to the Web can be downloaded by anyone. </li></ul><ul><li>The picture will stay on the internet forever. </li></ul>
  18. 23. Protect Your Passwords <ul><li>Use strong passwords </li></ul><ul><li>Keep them confidential </li></ul><ul><li>Do not give your password out to anyone even if it is your best friend </li></ul>
  19. 24. Any Questions So Far?
  20. 25. Safety Tips
  21. 26. Some Safety Tips <ul><li>Talk to a trusted adult if anything makes you feel scared, uncomfortable or confused. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not respond to messages that are rude or offensive. </li></ul><ul><li>Save messages that could be used by law enforcement as evidence. </li></ul>
  22. 27. Safety Tips Continued <ul><li>Do not post personal information. </li></ul><ul><li>Respect copyright laws and check your sources. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not forward emails to “everyone” in your address book. </li></ul><ul><li>Secure your password – do not share it, even with your best friend. </li></ul>
  23. 28. The 4 R’s To Remember <ul><ul><li>Recognize techniques used by online predators to deceive their victims. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Refuse requests for personal information. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Respond assertively if you are ever in an uncomfortable situation while online. Exit the program, log off or turn off the computer… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Report to a parent or other trusted adult any suspicious or dangerous contact that makes you uncomfortable. </li></ul></ul>
  24. 29. Any Questions?
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