Digital World

Learn how to stay safe online in the digital world.

What is "Digital World"

The Digital World is an online world where you have the right to post, create accounts, express yourself, share and connect with others. About 3,200,000,000 people worldwide use the internet every day. As a result the digital world can become very dangerous if not used carefully. In this flyer you will learn how to protect yourself from dangers online. In addition you will be informed about your rights and responsibilities.
Current Internet Users

Click on me to find out the current internet users. There is also some extra information about the change of internet users over the years and other interesting information.

What are Rights and Responsibilities

Digital rights and responsibilities are the things you are allowed to do on the Internet and your digital duties

Digital Rights

You have the right to:

  • Express yourself
  • Share with others
  • Be heard
  • Connect with people
  • Own your own digital identity and have control of it
  • Not accept any unwanted digital interactions

Digital Responsibilities

You have the responsibility to:

  • Treat other people with respect
  • Not get involved in cyber bullying
  • Not give much personal information
  • Download music, videos and other material legally
  • Keep your data safe

How to stay safe online

As mentioned before, the internet is used by more than tree billion users every single day. As a result it has many dangers. Click on the following box to find out 10 ways to stay safe online.

...And always remember...

WHATEVER YOU POST WILL STAY THERE FOREVER. PEOPLE CAN USE IT AGAINST YOU AND SHARE IT WITH OTHER PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD. THINK BEFORE YOU CLICK!

PIN NUMBERS

Personal Identification Number.

This is a private numerical number shared between a user and a system.


  • They are usually used in bank accounts.

For example, when you take money out of an ATM, you enter your PIN number to prove that you're authorized to take the money.

Biometric Scanners

Biometric Scanners are automated methods to identify a person using data based on physiological or behavioral characteristic.

A person can be identified by looking at facial features, fingerprints, handwriting, voice and other features. Click the following link to learn more about Biometric Scanners.

Encryption

Encryption is a way to secure data by creating a unique and strong password which enables you to read an encrypted file.

The purpose of encryption is to protect digital data either stored in a computer or submitted via the Internet in any sorts of networks.

FORENSICS COMPUTING

Press on me to find out about forensics computing.

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