SAFETY

>Advice & resources
The UK Safer Internet Centre is coordinated by a partnership of three leading organisations; Childnet International, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation. It is co-funded by the European Commission’s Safer Internet Programme and is one of the 31 Safer Internet Centres of the Insafe network. The centre has three main functions: an Awareness Centre, a Helpline and a Hotline.

Consumer Reports offers an >Online Security Guide with helpful articles and reports.

>Computers & the Internet: Privacy & Security
Government Links

>Detect DNS Changer

>How Can I Avoid Being Infected with Badware?

>Malware Alert

Microsoft Security Center 

>National Crime Prevention Council
The National Crime Prevention Council’s mission is to be the nation’s leader in helping people keep themselves, their families, and their communities safe from crime. To achieve this, NCPC produces tools that communities can use to learn crime prevention strategies, engage community members, and coordinate with local agencies

>StaySafeOnline.org, the website of the National Cyber Security Alliance.

>Onguard Online
OnGuardOnline.gov provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information.

>US_Internet_Safety_Plan
The Mcafee 10-Step Internet Safety Plan for Your Family
How to talk to kids, tweens, teens, and novices of any age
about online security