Develop and test your online safety and security knowledge.

Access to digital technologies has many advantages to how people live, work and study. However, there are also definite disadvantages to so much information of ourselves being online. In this course, we will explore the importance of protecting your data, keeping your data private and how to ensure that your data is safe and secure.

Who is this course for? Youth, but is useful to all who are internet users What will you learn? By the end of this course, you will have an understanding of how to keep your data safe and secure, the importance of data protection and privacy as well some of the data threats which are prevalent in the digital world Topics overview: creating strong passwords, MFA (multi factor authentications), geo-blocking, phishing and malware How much time do you need to invest? this course will take approximately two to three (2 - 3) hours to complete.

 Course developers: see attribution section for a full list of resources used to develop this course. (This course has been adapted and modified in accordance with their open licenses) License: CC BY-SA 4.0