CBSE Information Security Awareness For Students, Teachers and Parents
At present, the Internet has become a pivotal resource for everyone and offers many helpful opportunities for parents, students, school staffs, etc. CBSE in their recent notification 'Information Security Awareness For Students, Teachers and Parents', has requested the schools to visit these websites and to add the link in the school website so that students, teachers, and parents can get safety and security information and thus they can be safe while using the gadgets and Internet. Click here to read CBSE notification.
With the introduction and advancement of new technologies, computing devices including laptops, smartphones/tablets, and innovative software, applications on such devices, the risk to your personal information has increased many folds. The cyber-crime is emerging as a major challenge for all of us.
Looking at the need of the hour and to sensitize parents, students & school staff, etc. Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology has started a project Information Security Education and Awareness (ISEA). The aim of this project is to spread Information Security Awareness among children & women, teachers, home users, IT and non-IT professionals throughout the country.
Under this project, C-DAC has come up with a very creative and informative website i.e. http://www.isea.gov.in/isea/home/index.html and https://infosecawareness.in/home/index.php a with lot of content continuously updated by the team of professionals.
C-DAC, Hyderabad alonog with other Institutes like IISc, IITs, NITs, IIITs etc are organizing the various Information Security Awareness events like seminars, workshops, creation & distribution of awareness material to schools and all citizens.
The infosecawareness website has Guidelines for the Internet, Chatting, e-Mail, etc. for students.Click here to go to the official page on Information Security Awareness For Students
Golden Rules to follow when you’re online
- Don't give out personal information such as your address or phone number.
- Don’t send pictures of yourself to anyone, especially indecent pictures.
- Don't open emails or attachments from people you don't know.
- Don't become online ‘friends’ with people you don't know.
- Never arrange to meet someone in person whom you've met online.
- If anything, you see or read online worries you, tell someone/inform your parents about it.
Click here to go to the Infosecawareness website.