Staying Safe Online

Learn about how to keep your personal information safe while you're on the Internet in this program. We'll discuss identifying secure web pages, how to choose a safe password, making online purchases, avoiding email scams, and what personal information is most at risk.

Below you will find links to online resources, free downloads of the handouts we use in our programs, and links to Amazon for books, software, and hardware where appropriate. Using these links to purchase these items benefits Upper Valley Digital and helps us to continue to provide the free information and handouts you can find here.

Reference books

Using the Internet Safely For Seniors For Dummies - Nancy Muir et.al.
Internet Safety and Your Family: A parent's best guide to phishing, spoofing, spam, filters, blogs, gaming, social networking and online worlds - Linda Carlson

Online Resources

On Guard Online
Microsoft Online Safety
Staying Safe Online

Program Handouts

Staying Safe Onine [pdf]