Learning the Risks

Please put on your headphones and watch / listen to all the videos below.  You may find it useful to read through your Worksheet before you begin so that you know what questions you will be asked to answer,

NOTE: Once you click on a video to start it.DO NOT click on it again, even if it says ‘click on an answer’ or ‘click on X to close’, as this will pause the video.

Introduction

Understanding the risks

Practice

Answer the questions on your worksheet:

  • How can you tell if your information is being sent securely on a website?
  • Why should you check if there is a Privacy Policy?
  • What is spyware?
  • Why is it important to run a full regular scan on your computer using your virus-checker?

Keeping Safe

Introduction

Keeping yourself and others safe

Practice

Answer the questions on your worksheet:

  • What should you do with an email which asks you for your national insurance number?
  • How can you check if someone who gets in contact with you is genuine?
  • What is the best way to deal with the threat of cyber-bullying?
  • Who can you contact if you have a complaint about a user on a particular site?

Protecting your Data

Introduction

Protecting your Data

Practice

Answer the questions on your worksheet:

  • How can you keep your password safe?
  • Viruses and malware can transmit your passwords.
  • What is a cookie?
  • What is a firewall?

Knowing the Rules

Introduction

Knowing the Laws and Guidelines

Practice

Answer the questions on your worksheet:

  • Do you have the right to share some music from a CD you have bought?
  • Who should you ask for permission if you want to use a particular photo on a website?
  • Online gambling is illegal if you are under 18.
  • If you slander someone online in a public discussion, you can be prosecuted.

Complete the Quiz on your worksheet, get your tutor to check your answers, and speak to them about completing the assessment for this unit.