Cyber Security Kit for Schools" features tools and resources
to raise awareness among K-12 educators, students and families
about online safety and computer security. NetDay encourages
education leaders to distribute these resources in schools
across the country, to ensure that schools and homes -- the
places where children are most likely to access computers
-- are "cyber secure."
Cyber Security Kit for Schools" includes:
Every District Administrator Needs to Know about Cyber
Security -- a guide
for school administrators with practical suggestions
and resources for ensuring that school computer networks
are secure from cyber attacks.
Families: A Story about Cyber Security for Children:
(Available in English and Spanish) --
This short, entertaining narrative stresses the importance
of computer security and online safety for children.
This story is age appropriate for 3rd to 5th graders,
and has been written by a 4th grade educator. Teachers
are encouraged to read the story aloud with their class
and send the story, along with the "Action Items to Secure
Your Home Computer," home with students to encourage
families to learn together and establish a home computer
Items to Secure Your Home Computer: (Available in English and Spanish) --
This companion This companion piece to "A Story about
Cyber Security" provides parents with additional information
about developing a home computer use plan.
Web Resources on Cyber Security --
a list of cyber security and online safety web sites
from NetDay's award-winning education technology web
Articles from NetDayVoice, the editorial section of NetDay.org -- The
first article profiles ISAFE, an organization that
works with schools across the country to promote cyber
safety and security. The second
article profiles how Sequoia Union High School District,
Redwood City, CA, approaches the issue of network security
in order to balance safety needs with online access for
over 7300 high school students.