Nov 8, 2017

Staying Safe in Cyberspace


Worried about your teen’s safety on the Internet?

Talk to your child about these Internet Safety Rules

 

I WILL THINK BEFORE I POST

I agree not to post information and images that could put me at risk, embarrass me, or damage my future, such as:

  • Cell and home phone numbers
  • Sexual messages
  • Home address
  • Inappropriate pictures and videos

I WILL RESPECT OTHER PEOPLE ONLINE

I will not:

  •  Post anything rude, offensive, or threatening
  •  Send or forward images and information that might embarrass, hurt, or harass someone
  •  Take anyone’s personal information and use it to damage his or her reputation

I WILL PROTECT MYSELF ONLINE

If someone makes me feel uncomfortable or if someone is rude or offensive, I will:

  • Not respond
  • Tell my parent, guardian, or another trusted adult
  • Save the evidence
  • Report to the website, cell phone company, www.CyberTipline.com, or the police

 

Additional Resources:

http://www.netsmartz.org

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/tips/ST05-002