Cyber Threats

Traditional cyber risks have not disappeared, they have just grown more complex. Kids need to comprehend the ways in which cybercriminals seek to take advantage of the online world. In this module, we provide you with the tools and resources to help students identify criminal activities and take steps to reduce their exposure to cyber threats.

Topics this unit will cover as your child grows up:

Phishing & Scams

How to identify signs of phishing attempts and scams, how malicious software (malware) works, when to respond to online security threats, and more.

Grades this curriculum relates to:

Grade 4
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8

Clickbait & Viruses

The importance of updating anti-virus software to protect devices, why they should not click links from unknown senders, why to only access trusted and secure sites, and more.

Grades this curriculum relates to:

Grade 1
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7

Cyber Stalkers

Recognize why some people might claim to be individuals who they are not, how to identify cyber stalkers, and what steps to take if you suspect someone is a cyberstalker.

Grades this curriculum relates to:

Grade 4
Grade 5

Identity Theft & Cyber Criminals

Understand identity theft, how an online criminal operates differently than one’s in real life, the concept of social engineering leading to identity theft, and more.

Grades this curriculum relates to:

Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 7
Grade 8

Resources You’ll Get

In-Class Activities

Family Letter

Lesson Plan

Slides

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