Lesson 4: Keeping your information safe online

Introduction

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.

Key words and concepts are in bold. There is a course glossary [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]   you can refer to if any of these are unfamiliar to you.

This lesson is in four sections:

Learning outcomes