Aim: What strategies can we use to keep our financial information safe online? Do Now: What do you do to protect your information online?
Digital Commerce or E-Commerce Buying and/or selling of goods and services on the internet
Public Vs. Private Computers What is the difference? Why does it matter? How does it impact your security?
Keeping Your Home Computer Safe Install a Spyware protection program-Spyware can compile emails, addresses, passwords and credit card numbers Always install your computer’s updates Install firewalls to protect your network/system
Using a Public Computer Safely Sign out or log out of any website that requires a password before you leave the computer Verify the site’s security Delete the browser’s history, including temporary files, cookies, and passwords
Recognizing a Secure Site Look for https:// instead of http:// Check for the lock icon somewhere in the browser window, not the website content click or double-click on the lock to verify the sites security Check for the “Site Seal” from some of the following companies: Verisign, GeoTrust, SSL.com