Presentation on theme: "THE INTERNET: NAVIGATING THE WORLD WIDE WEB SAFELY AND RESPONSIBLY Student Orientation."— Presentation transcript:
THE INTERNET: NAVIGATING THE WORLD WIDE WEB SAFELY AND RESPONSIBLY Student Orientation
Play Games Check my Get the TMZ Scoop Check Movie Times Do School Work This is Stupid! I Already Know How to Use the Internet to... 2 The Internet: Student Orientation
But Do You Know... The Internet: Student Orientation 3 Your actions while surfing the Internet could lead to damage? To the computers you use... The software on those computers... Your intellectual property... Your identity... Even your health!!!
Computer viruses and malicious software Antivirus software Proper access and use Firewalls Protecting your identity and information Piracy and its consequences System failure/back-up Become A Master Surfer During this presentation you will learn about: 4 The Internet: Student Orientation
Install and run antivirus software. Purchase:Mcafee Antivirus Norton Antivirus Free:AVG Antivirus Avast Protect Yourself ! Get Vaccinated! 6 The Internet: Student Orientation
Hackers illegally access computers to gain information, damage computer files or to steal or alter data. Unauthorized Access and Use 7 The Internet: Student Orientation
Firewalls The Internet: Student Orientation 8 Personal Firewall Software Windows Vista/XP Mac OS X Hardware Firewall Router
It’s Personal! Protect Who You Are and What You Create! Your electronic profile Phishing Spam, Spim and Split Information Privacy Information Theft Fill in only what’s required Install cookie manager Clear your history Use an filter Surf anonymously Encryption 9 The Internet: Student Orientation Be Aware!Be Proactive!
Don’t Be a Fool, Piracy Ain’t Cool! The Internet: Student Orientation 10 PIRACY DOESN’T PAY! On Aug 1, 2009, a federal court ordered a Boston University Student to pay $22,5oo per song he had pirated. Having stolen 30 songs, the total amount he owes is $675,000. If he had bought the songs off of iTunes, they would have cost him $ Piracy is not limited to movies or songs. It is illegal to take any data or software, that is intended for sale, without paying for it!
Using a Computer Can be a Real Pain Take an eye break Blink! Keep it at arms length Keep fonts large/use zoom Glasses? Ask for computer glasses Adjust lighting 18 to 28 inches from the screen 90º with arms and hands parallel to floor Chair: adjustable, with 4-5 legs inches from floor, depending on your height Feet flat on the floor Use a wrist rest Stretch your hands 11 The Internet: Student Orientation Protect Your VisionProtect Your Body
Using the Internet can be informative, productive and fun! Just remember the do’s and don’ts of its use to keep yourself safe, healthy and out of trouble! Have Fun! 12 The Internet: Student Orientation