Protecting People

Nowadays computers are commonly used at home, as well as in offices, schools and colleges. They are used for a variety of purposes including playing music, games and videos, communicating with friends via e-mail and social networking and online shopping.

Every member of the family, from the youngest to the oldest, can use a computer for something. However, they should all be aware of the various threats associated with computers and the Internet, and the different levels of protection that may be needed by different members of the family.

In this lesson, you will learn about the various measures that can help protect your family from these threats.

On completion of this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Identify measures that you can use to protect your privacy.
  • Explain how online predators operate.
  • Identify guidelines to protect your family from online predators.

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