Privacy Awareness Week 2014
How can you participate in Privacy Awareness Week? Visit OnGuardOnline.gov, the U.S. government’s website to help you stay safe, secure, and responsible online. It features videos, games, articles, and blog posts with practical tips for using computers and mobile devices.
Here are some examples of what you’ll find on the site:
Net Cetera: Chatting with . . . → Read More: Privacy Awareness Week 2014
Online Holiday Shopping Traps: Phony Deals and Offers
The following post comes from the Military Saves Blog. You can follow them on Twitter and Facebook.
When buying online, you are likely to come across at least one online scam, if not more. They come in all forms, pop-up windows, offers directly to your email inbox and in search results. To protect yourself, keep . . . → Read More: Online Holiday Shopping Traps: Phony Deals and Offers
USA.gov Debuts Interactive Consumer Action Handbook
USA.gov recently released their annual Consumer Action Handbook. The Handbook is a go-to guide for practical information to help you plan a purchase, know your consumer rights, and file a consumer complaint. The 2013 edition, which can be accessed in either English or Spanish, features new content in areas such as banking, . . . → Read More: USA.gov Debuts Interactive Consumer Action Handbook
Regional Meeting on Online and Mobile Banking for Community Educators
July 24, 2013 – Oakland, CA
Consumer Action and Visa are hosting a regional meeting focusing on educating consumers on online and mobile banking. This continuing education training is essential for staff and volunteers of community-based organizations or other financial educators that are either . . . → Read More: Regional Meeting on Online and Mobile Banking July 24, 2013 – Oakland, CA
Online and Mobile Banking Training for Community Educators
Wednesday, July 24, in Oakland.
Consumer Action and Visa are hosting a regional meeting focusing on educating consumers on online and mobile banking. This continuing education training is essential for staff and volunteers of community-based organizations or other financial educators that are either offering classes on banking, money management, savings . . . → Read More: Online and Mobile Banking Training for Community Educators
Safe Online Surfing New Cyber Safety Website for Teachers, Students
With school back in session, one topic that’s on many class curriculums around the nation is cyber safety. After all, it’s a hyper-connected world—with texting, social networking, e-mail, online gaming, chat, music downloading, web surfing, and other forms of wired and wireless communication now a regular part . . . → Read More: FBI Releases New Cyber Safety Website for Teachers, Students: Safe Online Surfing
Safeguarding Your Child Against Identity Theft
FTC Division of Consumer & Business Education
Did you know that a child’s personal information can be stolen from somewhere as ordinary as a school or doctor’s office? In fact, the number of complaints to the FTC about child identity theft is on the rise. An adult may think that “adopting” a . . . → Read More: OnGuardOnline – Safeguarding Your Child Against Identity Theft
Protect Kids Online
Kids have lots of opportunities for socializing online, but they come with certain risks. Parents can help reduce these risks by talking to kids about making safe, responsible decisions. OnGuardOnline.gov provides information on protecting kids online.
Information about parents’ rights under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
Talk to Your Kids
Tips for chatting with . . . → Read More: Protect Kids Online – OnGuardOnline.gov
Stay Safe When You Shop Online
Before you connect to the Internet, take a moment to evaluate that you’re prepared to share information or engage in a larger community. The STOP.THINK.CONNECT. awareness campaign offers the following tips to ensure stronger online safety this holiday season:
Keep a Clean Machine:
Keep security software current: Having the latest security software, web browser, . . . → Read More: STOP.THINK.CONNECT. Stay Safe When You Shop Online
Lesson 5: Manage Your Money Online
Watch it now!
For more information about Club Digital, visit their . . . → Read More: Club Digital – Lesson 5: Manage Your Money Online