Privacy What does it mean?
What does privacy mean? <ul><ul><li>Refers to privacy over the media of the internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes t...
Some things we will look at... <ul><ul><li>Cookies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photographs on the internet </li></ul></ul><...
Mmmmm Cookies: <ul><ul><li>Cookies are small files that are used by websites to collect personal information about you </l...
Cookies continued...  <ul><li>Click on this video by Google to learn more about Cookies </li></ul>
Posting photos on the internet... <ul><ul><li>Many people post their digital photos online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How ...
Data Logging <ul><ul><li>Many programs and operating systems perform data logging of use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This i...
Cache <ul><ul><li>When you visit a website it is saved in your computer's memory in a 'cache' </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>W...
Email  <ul><ul><li>Even though Email is a very popular way to communicate and share information it is not secure </li></ul...
What can you do to protect your privacy on the internet? Some tips.... <ul><ul><li>Protect your identity </li></ul></ul><u...
How much do you know about internet privacy? <ul><ul><li>Lets take a look at these websites by the Media Awareness Network...
References: <ul><li>&quot;Cyber Security Tips.&quot;  Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Welcome | Gendarmerie royale du Cana...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Privacy

573 views

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
573
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
13
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Privacy

  1. 1. Privacy What does it mean?
  2. 2. What does privacy mean? <ul><ul><li>Refers to privacy over the media of the internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes the ability to control what information you reveal about yourself over the internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to control who can access what information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most people are not aware how the internet can potentially threaten personal privacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Privacy measures are provided on many social networking sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For example on facebook there are settings which allow you to block individuals, choose your friends, and limit access to your pictures and videos </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Some things we will look at... <ul><ul><li>Cookies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photographs on the internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data logging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cache </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Firewalls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Privacy tips </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Mmmmm Cookies: <ul><ul><li>Cookies are small files that are used by websites to collect personal information about you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some examples include: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The IP address of your computer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How many times you have visited a site </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your preferences </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your user name and password </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Items in your 'shopping cart' </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Information such as your name </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This information allows websites to identify you the next time you visit so that they can provide you with personalized information ie) results of your favorite hockey team  </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Cookies continued... <ul><li>Click on this video by Google to learn more about Cookies </li></ul>
  6. 6. Posting photos on the internet... <ul><ul><li>Many people post their digital photos online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How safe is it to put your photos online? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some people may not want everyone to be able to see their photos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is there a safer way to do this? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lets look at another privacy tip from Google on using their photo sharing program Picasa: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>    </li></ul>
  7. 7. Data Logging <ul><ul><li>Many programs and operating systems perform data logging of use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This includes recording times a computer is used, which websites were visit etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If someone gains access to a computer this information can be accessed which could threaten the user's privacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This can be avoided by disabling logging, or periodically clearing out logging </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Cache <ul><ul><li>When you visit a website it is saved in your computer's memory in a 'cache' </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When you visit the same site again it will load faster because the images and files are still in your computer's memory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To protect the security of your information you can clear out your cache </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Email <ul><ul><li>Even though Email is a very popular way to communicate and share information it is not secure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your emails can be intercepted and the name of the originator changed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have you ever noticed that Gmail puts up advertisements based on things you have written in an email? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lets learn more about this... </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. What can you do to protect your privacy on the internet? Some tips.... <ul><ul><li>Protect your identity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use different user names and passwords for different sites and avoid writing them down </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Activate a firewall </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Firewalls act as barriers between internal & external computers in a network </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>They can control the flow of information and will block unrecognized sites and many viruses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Antivirus software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protect your wireless network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delete emails from unknown senders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be careful about giving out personal information </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. How much do you know about internet privacy? <ul><ul><li>Lets take a look at these websites by the Media Awareness Network: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow this link Cybertour to see how much you know about internet privacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now Follow this link Cyberquiz to see how much you’ve learned </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Homework: Write a 250 word summary of what you have learned and tell me if you did as well as you thought you would on the Cyberquiz on privacy </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. References: <ul><li>&quot;Cyber Security Tips.&quot; Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Welcome | Gendarmerie royale du Canada - Bienvenue . 5 Oct. 2009 <http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/tops-opst/tc-ct/cyber-tips-conseils-eng.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Fact Sheet: Protecting Your Privacy on the Internet .&quot; Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada / Commissariat à la protection de la vie privée du Canada . 5 Oct. 2009 <http://www.priv.gc.ca/fs-fi/02_05_d_13_e.cfm>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Internet privacy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.&quot; Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia . 6 Oct. 2009 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_privacy>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Jo Cool or Jo Fool Cyberquiz.&quot; Media Awareness Network | Réseau éducation médias . 6 Oct. 2009 <http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/special_initiatives/games/joecool_joefool/Start.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Jo Cool or Jo Fool Cybertour.&quot; Media Awareness Network | Réseau éducation médias . 6 Oct. 2009 <http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/special_initiatives/games/joecool_joefool/Start_tour.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;YouTube - Cookies - Google Privacy Tips.&quot; YouTube - Broadcast Yourself. . 5 Oct. 2009 <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfqFJb8qkk4>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;YouTube - Gmail Ads - Google Privacy Tips.&quot; YouTube - Broadcast Yourself. . 5 Oct. 2009 <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIxIHQ_as6E>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;YouTube - Picasa - Google Privacy Tips.&quot; YouTube - Broadcast Yourself. . 5 Oct. 2009 <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLDhUALTRYs>. </li></ul>

×