Lesson 4: Keeping your information safe online


Welcome to Lesson 4 of Everyday computer skills: a beginner’s guide to computers, tablets, mobile phones and accessibility. This lesson will cover what you need to know to protect yourself and your information online. We begin with how to protect your privacy and what online threats look like. You will learn how to create a strong password and what you need to do to use Wi-Fi securely.

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This lesson is in four sections:


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