Presentation on theme: "Cyber security refers to the technologies and processes designed to protect computers, networks and data from unauthorized access and attacks delivered."— Presentation transcript:
Cyber security refers to the technologies and processes designed to protect computers, networks and data from unauthorized access and attacks delivered via the Internet by cyber criminals.
The possibility of a malicious attempt to damage or disrupt a computer network or system is called a cyber attack
Computer hacking is the practice of modifying computer hardware and software to accomplish a goal outside of the creator’s original purpose.
People who engage in computer hacking activities are often called hackers. Since the word “hack” has long been used to describe someone who is incompetent at his profession, some hackers claim this term fails to give appropriate recognition to their skills.
Computer hacking is most common among teenagers and young adults, although there are many older hackers as well. Most of the people who are targeted by hackers are also of same age group
Get the best anti-virus protection you can afford, preferably one that monitors and your online browsing Keep your computer operating system updated Perform updates on your browser Use crazy passwords. For example, you can take first letter of every word of your favourite song. Like ‘sftr’ is for Set Fire To Rain Password protect your router and be careful using public wi-fi
The use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature.
Depression Anxiety Low self-esteem Drop in grades Skipping school, faking an illness to stay home, or dropping out all together Substance abuse
A computer virus is a program or piece of code that is loaded onto your computer without your knowledge and runs against your wishes. Viruses can also replicate themselves. All computer viruses are man-made.
A virus can damage a file of your computer It can slow down your machine It can also lead to popping of certain messages It can take control of your system
Macro virus WormTrojan
Install an antivirus program Don't open attachments unless you're expecting them Use a firewall Use a pop-up blocker with your browser
Don’t give out your personal information – Don’t put personal details such as your home address, telephone numbers or parent’s work address online. What goes online, stays online – Use privacy settings to make sure only your friends and family can see photos you post. Avoid posting holiday plans. Password safety – Sharing your password with your parents is a sensible idea, but avoid sharing your password with your friends, even if they promise they won’t tell anyone!
Always protect your mobile device – Make sure your mobile phone is pin- protected so all your personal information stored on it is safe. Be wary of unsecured or unknown websites – When shopping online, use reputable and known retailers. Be careful what links you click on – Avoid clicking links in an , Instant Message or on your social network unless you are sure the message is from someone you know