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Protect Your Personal Information site description for Protect Your Personal Information
This video explains why keeping personal information private is so important (especially in an online environment), and offers tips for young people.  

Public Wi-Fi Network Security site description for Public Wi-Fi Network Security
This video explains how public (open) Wi-Fi networks work and suggests some basic things to help you keep your personal information and data safe and secure. 

MediaSmarts: Click if You Agree site description for MediaSmarts: Click if You Agree
Click if You Agree is a game that helps you develop the skills and confidence to read privacy policies and terms of use instead of just clicking on the “I agree” button. There are four scenarios to read through, choosing the most relevant parts of the policies. 

NetSmartz: 6 Degrees of Information site description for NetSmartz: 6 Degrees of Information
Five teens find out how much information an Internet researcher is able to find out about them online. 

Netsmartz: Survivor Diaries site description for Netsmartz: Survivor Diaries
Online victimization can happen to boys too. In these videos, you will hear about two young men and their stories. 

Mobile Location Privacy site description for Mobile Location Privacy
What are the potential dangers of revealing location information via your phone’s camera? Watch this video to learn how you can protect yourself from giving out too much information when you snap and upload a picture. 

Say No to Sexting site description for Say No to Sexting
Pictures are forever. This video offers some advice about sexting and explains how digitally shared photos can live forever. 

Social Smarts: Privacy, the Internet and You site description for Social Smarts: Privacy, the Internet and You
This graphic novel follows a couple of teenagers as they start at a new school. They quickly learn more about how social media works and how to think critically about their online activities. 

My Privacy Quiz site description for My Privacy Quiz
How well do you know your privacy rights? Take the quiz! This online activity is from the Privacy Commission of Canada. 

Hijacked Computer: What to do site description for Hijacked Computer: What to do
Can’t turn your computer on or off? Is it acting up, running slow, opening pages you didn't click, or displaying pop-ups constantly? This video provides some advice if you think your computer has been hacked. 

Hacked Email: What to do site description for Hacked Email: What to do
Are your friends and family getting emails from you that you didn't send? Or maybe you want to check your email, but you can't log in? This video offers tips for what to do if your email has been hacked - and how to prevent it from happening again. 

Computer Security site description for Computer Security
There’s a lot you can do to protect yourself and your computer from scammers, hackers, and identity thieves. Start by keeping your computer software up-to-date. (site) 

Public Wi-Fi Networks site description for Public Wi-Fi Networks
"Wi-Fi hotspots — like the ones in coffee shops, airports, and hotels — are convenient, but they often aren’t secure. Use these tips to help protect your personal information." (site) 

Protect Your Computer from Malware site description for Protect Your Computer from Malware
Malware is short for “malicious software." It includes viruses and spyware that get installed on your computer or mobile device without your consent. Learn more about how to avoid, detect, and get rid of malware. (site) 

Sharing Information: A Day in Your Life site description for Sharing Information: A Day in Your Life
Every day, you share information about yourself with businesses and other interested parties. You might not realize just how often it happens; this video gives some examples of when information is shared. 

The Case of The Cyber Criminal site description for The Case of The Cyber Criminal
Cyber criminals are out to get your personal information - do you know how to stop them? 

Heads Up! Stop. Think. Click site description for Heads Up! Stop. Think. Click
Here's a reminder that before we post online, download a game or buy something, we should take a second to stop and think before we click. Just using our heads... 

Share with Care site description for Share with Care
Check out this video; it's a great reminder that the things we post online could have an impact on people in the real world. 

Mission: Laptop Security site description for Mission: Laptop Security
You're on a special mission, Agent Smith. Can you collect the laptop and keep it (and the information) safe? 

Invasion of the wireless Hackers site description for Invasion of the wireless Hackers
What steps do you need to take to protect your wireless network and your personal information from hackers? 

ID Theft Face-Off site description for ID Theft Face-Off
Someone has stolen your identity. Answer all of the questions properly to re-build your identity. Please note that some of the questions are relevant to Americans only. 

Beware of Spyware site description for Beware of Spyware
Take this quiz to find out if you are smart enough to avoid letting spyware take a look at your computer and personal information. 

Can You Keep it Private? site description for Can You Keep it Private?
This NS Teens quiz asks some important questions about passwords and what you post online. 

NetSmartz: Two Kinds of Stupid site description for NetSmartz: Two Kinds of Stupid
What happens when Eduardo posts some party pictures on his social media? This video takes a look at some of the consequences in terms of online and school reputation. 

NetSmartz: Tad's Profile Panic site description for NetSmartz: Tad's Profile Panic
Check out this NSTeens PacMan-style game about keeping your personal information private. 

How Cyber-savvy are you? site description for How Cyber-savvy are you?
This interactive quiz tests your understanding of the cyber security risks that you face in everyday online tasks and communications. 

Commoncraft: Social Networking in Plain English site description for Commoncraft: Social Networking in Plain English
Watch this creative video about social networking. Be sure to check out the related topics on the right side: twitter, blogs and wikis. 

Netsmartz: Your Photo Fate site description for Netsmartz: Your Photo Fate
Once you send a photo online, it's out of your hands. Watch the video to discover why. 

Netsmartz: Julie's Journey Video site description for Netsmartz: Julie's Journey Video
Julie talks about the three weeks she travelled with a friend whom she met online, who turned out to be a convicted murderer. 

SonicWALL Phishing IQ Test site description for SonicWALL Phishing IQ Test
How can you tell if an email is legitimate? Take this short quiz to see if you can detect the phishing attempts. Once you are finished, you can review the results and find all of the key indicators. 

Post-to-be Private site description for Post-to-be Private
Who's on your Friends list? Here's a short video and tips for social networking. 
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