June is National Internet Safety Month! How have you been celebrating? We recommend re-evaluating your technology, updating passwords, cleaning up your files, and spreading cyber awareness to your community!

National Internet Safety Month is in it’s last two weeks. But just because it’s winding down doesn’t mean you can let your guard down too! There are plenty of Internet Safety Month resources you can dive into today that will help keep you safe year-round:

 

StaySafeOnline’s Resource Center

The National Cyber Security Alliance has some great summer safety tips for all ages. Rather you’re relaxing or on the go throughout these hot months, you’ll be aware of all the latest tricks that will keep your technology secure.

 

NetSmartKidz’s Games and Videos

A lot of Internet Safety Month focuses on educating children about cybersecurity! NetSmartKidz, a program of The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, is here to help raise awareness. Their website has tons of fun games, videos, and activies that kids will enjoy all year-round.

 

FOSI’s Checklist

Help your family become more cyber secure in minutes! The checklist from the Family Online Safety Institue has some great advice and even more resources for a successful Internet Safety Month. Summer’s hectic, but it’s not hard to remind yourself (and your family) to practice being cyber aware!

 

Identity Theft Resource Center’s Blog

The Identity Theft Resource Center’s blog is fully stocked with fresh advice. You’ll be up-to-date with all the latest identity stealing scams – including all these new travel scams.

 

Google’s Be Internet Awesome

Last June Google launched Be Internet Awesome – and it’s still up and running today! There are plenty of tips and tricks, but the highlight of this resource page is the game Google created, Interland. With it’s colorful and sleek design, it will have kids (and adults) amazed and learning at the same time!

 

Internet safety is a year-round concern, but in June we shine a spotlight on it. Take this opportunity and spread awareness. If you know anyone, maybe a parent or a friend or your own kids, who need some cybersecurity education then share your knowledge!

Meg Krafft

Digital Marketing Assistant at The Security Awareness Company
After starting out creating digital and print marketing for a real estate company, Meg now assists in keeping up the marketing needs for SAC. When not working she's probably watching a good movie or indulging in local art and music.

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