Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Definitions: What does Cyber Safety mean to an Internet User?

Cyber Safety is the measures an Internet user takes to prevent against accidental harm and to avoid known risks through the use of the Internet. Cyber safety deals with predictable cyber risks such a ransom ware, cyber bullying, email scams, defamation, sexting, loss of privacy and loss of personal information.
Internet users will at minimum need to be familiar with cyber risks and the best practices to combat them. Best practices outline precautions from risks that seek the active and knowing participation of the victim such as phishing, get rich scams, cheap pharmaceutical products, responding to trolls and cyber bullying.

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