Lesson 5

WALT: understand what "digital security" is and how it applies to our own lives as digital citizens

Introduction

• As a class, brainstorm what the word "security" means. Develop a shared understanding and definition.

What is Digital Security?

• Digital Security can be defined as the precautions that users must take to protect their personal safety and the security of their network.
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Discussion

1. Personal information is information that doesn't necessarily reveal your identity. What are some examples of personal information?
2. Private information is information that reveals your identity. What are some examples of private information ?
3. Name at least 3 things that you should never real about yourself online?
4. What are some basic precautions that you can take when using a PC online?


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Google Yourself!


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Discussion

1. What is the one thing you should always ensure when connecting to a wireless network ?
2. What could be some repercussions for not taking this message seriously?



Task

Creating Perfect Passwords

Use this activity with the class to encourage them to create strong passwords ...







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Great tips on creating secure passwords



Task

• Write a reflection of what you now understand about "digital security"

1. Draft the reflection in your draft books
2. Proof read and edit your writing
3. Conference with teacher
4. Publish your reflection on your blog, use the title - "My Reflections on Digital Security"
5. Invite a friend to comment on your post. (Remember the rules for positive commenting)


Task

• Create your own comic strip that reflects you new knowledge and understanding about "digital security"
• Use Lego Comic Builder to create your comic.
• Screen capture your comic when complete.
Embed your cartoon strip on your page on this wiki. Go to the "kidzone" line and click on your avatar to access your page.