The internet has changed the way we live our lives – how we look for information, connect with friends, buy things, sell things, talk to our bank, listen to music and more.
It’s an exciting place with new opportunities and environments to explore but with any new frontier there are always going to be risks.
These can be avoided and managed if you take care
The NetBasics (www.netbasics.org.nz) is a website and simple and easy computer security plan to help you through common issues and risks we face when we go online.
Educate yourself about the NetBasics
There are currently 8 video episodes that tackle the following issues in a fun and informative way:
- Dangerous Downloads
- Firewall Protection
- Phishing and fake websites
- Password protection
- Staying safe online
- Updating for security
- Backing up important data
People of all ages and with all levels of computer knowledge will be able to benefit from watching how an average family (helped by the hard working security characters) do battle with a range of online crooks they’re not even aware existed.