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Skill #16: Information Security

Understands basic Internet and email safety and follows workplace protocols to maintain the security of information, computers, networks, and facilities
  • identifying various information types/formats (e.g., paper, electronic)
  • describing cybersecurity (e.g., risks, threats, vulnerabilities)
  • using technology ethically (e.g., appropriately using social networks, managing personal information)
  • abiding by workplace policies (e.g., acceptable use policy [AUP])
  • protecting confidentiality (e.g., protecting login information and, customer information)
  • following workplace- security procedures

Featured Resource

Cyber Attack Activity  |



Resources from our Partners

CTE Resource Center

Internet Safety 101  A comprehensive resource from the We the Parents blog | How to Use Search Engines Effectively: Google and Beyond   Any  novice can perform a keyword search, but this site provides tried and  true methodology behind deeper searching and locating better information  on the Internet. |  Online Safety from Microsoft  This Microsoft YouthSpark Hub site includes information about online safety.  |  Online Safety from  This site comes from the Technology Transformation Service of the U.S. General Services Administration.  |  Stop.Think.Connect.  These parent and educator resources are from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  |  U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team
This agency provides advice on how to avoid social engineering and phishing attacks.

More to See, Think About, and Do

Video: Social, Smart, Secure. Tips for Staying Safe Online | Video: Cybersecurity 101


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