5. Cybersecurity is when
devices and data from
falling into wrong hands.
WHAT IS CYBERSECURITY?
It is also the practice of
ensuring safety, integrity,
and security of one’s
information over the
WHAT IS CYBERSPACE?
Cyberspace is anything that has
to do with the Internet.
For example: We use the Internet to
communicate and stay connected to
our friends and family. We play
video games, download music, and
watch TV shows and movies after
homework is done. Grownups use it
do things like banking, shopping,
and other important everyday
activities online as well.
6. WHAT IS
Cybercrime is criminal
activities carried out by
means of computers or
The former descriptions were
"computer crime" or "crime by
The Internet brought other new
terms, like "digital", "electronic",
"virtual" , "IT", "high-tech" and
They are people who
search online for
others in order to
use, control, or harm
them in some way.
It happens to be an
illegal and wrong
method, in which
and use other
data; commonly for
It is the electronic
posting of mean-
about a person, often
8. Are the actions of
this little girl safe?
Should she have
Do you guys want
to know how to
9. MEET ALIA
She is a school going girl just
like the rest of you and loves to
play games and watching
cartoons on the internet.
She will help you understand
the concept of Internet.
10. The Internet is like a busy road with lots of traffic in all directions.
This ‘traffic’ is called Data.
The games, videos, cartoons, movies, emails etc. that you all love to see just like Alia,travels
over the Internet like data.
While the Internet does seems spectacular on the outside, it has many unseen insides.
One must use it very carefully to stay safe!
Everyday Alia goes to school and enjoys the computer classes, just like all other kids. She
has learned that the computer had something very magical inside it called the Internet. It is
the same thing she sees on mobile phones and tablets.
The Internet lets you do a lot of things. It even lets you make friends online. It can get
infected with viruses which can harm your computer or electronic device. So one has to be
very, very careful.
Alia will now teach you how to stay safe, and use the Internet to enjoy it.
11. Before you use the Internet, always ask an adult if the computer has a
firewall and antivirus.
Together, they both protect your computer from many kinds of viruses
that attack our computer and steal our data.
We all like to chat with our friends and keep up with them, don’t we? We
can do so easily via email. If we are using a public network or a computer,
we must always log out once we are done.
If it is also very important to know that we must never click on a lik or an
ad in our email or on the Internet. Always ask an adult before doing so.
To help with your regular studies that Internet and is an amazing resource.
Before you sign up for a website, ask your parents for help and
supervision. In matters such as these, they know best.
You may find free Wifi in public spaces like shops, railway stations,
shopping malls, metros etc. to surf the Internet and use it. Avoid using it
as they can be harmful. Never connect to them, as they are not safe!
CONGRATULATIONS! YOU ARE NOW CYBER / INTERNET SAFE!
13. The first spam email took
place in 1978 when it was
sent over the Arpanet.
The first recorded
cyber crime was
recorded in the year
The first virus was
installed on an Apple
Computer in 1982.
YOUR DOSE OF HISTORY
14. 95% cyber breaches are due
to human error.
There are around 6 million
43% of cyber attacks target
A cyberattack is attempted
every 39 seconds.
16. UNDERSTAND LIFE ON THE
The Internet has turned our
existence upside down. It has
revolutionized communications, to
the extent that it is now our
preferred medium of everyday
communication. In almost
everything we do, we use the
Internet. Ordering a pizza, buying a
television, sharing a moment with a
friend, sending a picture over
The Internet has so much control
over almost every aspect of
human life, not only our private
lives but, also various public
There are unforeseen
consequences to sharing our
private and public information and
the results could damage our
presence on the internet.
Information about you that can
be used to identify you because
it's unique to you (e.g., your full
name or your address)
Personal / Public
Information about you that
cannot be used to identify you
because it is also true for many
other people (e.g., your hair
color or the city you live in)
WHAT IS A
A secret string of letters,
symbols, and numbers
that you can use to restrict
people, who can access
WHY DO I NEED A
Passwords provide the
first line of defense
SHOULD I CHANGE
Ideally, every 6
WHAT SORT OF A
SHOULD I HAVE?
WHY SHOULD I
HAVE A STRONG
It makes it very hard
for bad men and
criminals to access our
data and hurt us.
WHAT ARE THE
DO’s AND DON'Ts
OF A PASSWORD?
Let’s learn about it
Never disclose your
Do not use the
options or save
passwords on a
public computer or
with your parents
before you create
a password. Once
you get the hang
of it, you can do it
on your own.
Run regular virus
scans on your
every week or so.
Never store your
passwords on a paper
or in an easily
29. LET’S DO AN ACTIVITY!
Start with a phrase. Think of a quote or
group of words that will be easy to
Example: I am in grade three.
Write down just the first letter of each word
in the phrase.
Example: I / A / I / G / T
Capitalize some of the letters. Example: I / a / i / g / T
Add one or two memorable numbers. Example: I / a / 3 / i / g / 2 / 6 / T
Memorize it. Repeat your new password in
your head so it sticks.
Therefore, you new password - Ia3ig26T
● Your device – computer, laptop, tablet, or
smartphone – should be equipped with
reliable anti-virus software.
● Most popular browsers have special settings
that allow blocking potentially harmful
Always ask your parents or a trusted adult
before you download anything!
32. Name four things about yourself that you should not share online with strangers.
True or false: If you wouldn’t say it to someone’s face, don’t say it on the computer
You just got an email from a stranger that says, “You’ve won!” One thing you
definitely shouldn’t do is:
a. show it to a parent b. open it to see what you’ve won c. delete it d. log off
True or false: It’s OK to send your picture to someone you met online, as long as
they sent you theirs first.
True or false: Online information is always trustworthy.
Which of the following passwords is the safest password?
a.) password b.) abc123 c.) Answ3RM3$1 d.) Fluffy01
1) My full name / My address / My phone number / The identity of my kin /
1) True, I wouldn’t want to hurt someone else and definately, would not like
someone to hurt me.
1) b. open it to see what you’ve won
1) False, I should never do so. I am not always aware of other’s intentions.
1) False; there is a lot of untrustworthy and incorrect on the Internet.
1) Option c.) Answ3RM3$1