Lesson 6: Staying safe and legal online


Welcome to Lesson 6 of Everyday computer skills: a beginner’s guide to computers, tablets, mobile phones and accessibility. In this lesson we will be looking at cyber security – how to stay safe and legal online. We have already looked at staying safe in Lessons 4 [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]   and 5, so this lesson will build on what you have already learned.

Key words and concepts are in bold. There is a course glossary you can refer to if any of these are unfamiliar to you.

This lesson is in four sections:


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