Cyber Security Throughout School Year
Now that we are back into the school year, cyber security takes on a new meaning. The social media activity will and most like has increased. There are documents to keep safe while transferring them around your school groups and peer groups. Also passwords and links to many things on the internet to be made aware and responsible about. Therefore, Cyber Security throughout school year is important.
There is facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, dropbox, and now box to have cyber awareness of. Yes there is a lot more ways to share information but this is just a small list.
What about cyber security for yourself and your friends? The days are long gone when things like bullying were in the physical realm. Gone are the days when you could get home and then feel you were in a safe environment with your family around you.
Now we seem to live more in the cyber reality than in a physical reality. Cyber space reaches to more personal areas than ever imaged. Today we have laptops, tablets, ipads, ipods, cell phones. Where has our privacy and personal space gone to? No longer are you by yourself it seems unless you turn off everything and leave the city or town you live in. Then when you return it is all there again right around you. Nothing in cyber space ever goes away. You are always able to find some link or reference to anything on the internet forever.
How About Cyber Bullying
This is how it with cyber bullying. You might be able to turn off the cell phone, the computer, the laptop and the tablet. When you turn anyone of these units back on the cyber bullying can start up again just as if it never left. And you know what it most like did not level. You were just not connected for a while.
Cyber bullying has become an academic which will be hard to control. We want to be able to use the internet through cyber space freely. This has become a given in North America. Social media has created a whole new playing field where cyber bullying has grown with time.
The enjoyment of the many things that one can do on the internet for some has been decreased greatly. Make it a conscious effort to not be part of cyber bullying. If you see this happening through your social media connections, please report it to trusted people who are knowledgeable on what to do to change such an outcome.
Doing Your Part to Stop Cyber Bullying
Cyber bullying might not be able to be stopped totally. Proper education and awareness will greatly reduce cyber bullying.
Be apart of the solution by doing the following
- Tell a trusted adult who has knowledgeable understand to help prevent it from continuing.
- Block the person who are bullying through your social media connections.
- Limit the amount of personal information that you reveal through your social media connections.
- Use the best level of privacy settings to prevent your information being shared through your social media peers.
Bullying of any kind is not pleasant at all. I remember as a young person bullying was not acceptable then. Any type of bullying whether physical or cyber is not acceptable today.
Let us do our part to make the internet through cyber space a better place for tomorrow’s generation. Like anything else when it comes to cyber security. Where it begins is with you. You can make the difference. Please make is a priority in your cyber experience to make the internet a better place. Thank you for doing your part. If you want any more tips on cyber security check out this link.