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Nathan J. Gibson, CISSP-CISM-CCNA-MCSA
Virus Trojans Worms Spyware BotNets Social Engineering Thieves Hackers Sexual predators Harassers
Personal Data Identity Theft Bank Account Information Hard Drive Space Pornography Storage Hide stolen information Distribute copyrighted material CPU cycles Cracking code Writing Software Robot Computer Attack other sites Profit from large BotNet
Fake Greeting Cards Appear to come from a friend Links in point to malicious sites Automatically Downloads malicious files Chain Letters Bill Gates is tracking this Religious s Sue needs your help s Forward to Everyone you Know!!!!
Hoax s Diplomat Husband died and left me $100 Million $198.4 Million Lost in 2006 alone Date Line To catch an ID Thief Investment s Hoax Virus Alert s Good Times Virus
Teenagers like to make friends Messenger Skilled in extracting information Blogs To much sensitive information MySpace people tested 80% release sensitive information Pictures reveal a lot of information and motivate attackers
AntiVirus AntiSpyware Firewalls Updates Safe Browsing Habits Common Sense and Knowledge Rules
Antivirus Free protection is available McAfee: AVG : Install Scan Immediately Configure Daily Automatic Updates At least Weekly Scans
Anti Spyware Again Free Protection for all Spybot S & D : Configure Automatic Updates At least Weekly Scans
Firewall Windows XP SP2 comes with a built in Firewall Turn on/Configure Dont Ignore Warnings Periodically Check Exceptions
Updates Configure to Automatically Update and Install Check Software vendor sites for updates periodically Dont postpone/ignore computer notifications.
Safe Browsing Habits Active X Set Internet Explorer Settings Think before clicking Yes Java Prompts Certificates Dont except certificates from people you dont trust SSL/Https Internet Explorer Phishing Tools
Okay! Okay! I understand not to click on everything. But my computer doesnt give me that prompt. Configure your security level
Certificates – SSL – HTTPS Secure & Confidential Internet Requires a degree of Trust What is Phishing? vs. How can I be sure the site I am browsing is legit?
DOES THIS PROVE MY IDENTITY?
STATE LICENSE HERE -- This really proves my Identity
Your in Luck, Built in Phishing Help!
Search Engine & Website Information McAfee Site Advisor - Free Malicious Downloads Spam Site Phishing Sites Links to other known bad sites
Common Sense and Knowledge If it is too good to be true….. Research s and websites Advise Family Members Block them if you have to Criminal Act???? Mail Fraud(18 USC S1341)
How to keep your kids safe on the internet 1. Parenting Communicating 2. Technology Enforcing and Monitoring
Step 1: Establish a contract Times that are allowed Activities that are allowed Punishment for rule violation Computer should be in an open space and not in their room
Step 2: Separate user accounts for you and your kids You should have more rights than them to restrict and monitor their activity Each child should have their own account and password Trace unauthorized activity to a specific person
Step 3: Controlling Internet Activity There are bad sites on the internet Some legit and education sites can be flagged because of certain content
Uninstall Chat programs you dont want them to use Create an with your ISP for them You can monitor and view Block other sites(e.g. hotmail, yahoo, etc.) Key Loggers Messengers Blogs Browser History Programs
Configure your modems/routers to disable internet activity during certain hours Consult your ISP Technical support; they will gladly help you