Joondalup libraries are now eSmart
Joondalup Libraries are accredited eSmart Libraries. All staff have undertaken training in the basic principles of online safety and the Libraries actively support a range of cyber-safety themed weeks throughout the year.
Safer Internet Day 2020
Celebrated on Tuesday 11 February 2020, and in over 150 countries, the Safer Internet Day theme is: ‘Together for a better internet’.
Help spread the word and raise awareness. The first step to a better internet is to talk about the potential risks and ways to avoid them.
Stay Smart Online week 2019
See Documents and Downloads, below, to download the Factsheet – Protect yourself from Cyber-criminals.
|Reverse the Threat of Cybercrime:||Scam messages:|
|Let’s unite to reverse the threat of cybercrime.||Online scams that ‘phish’ for credit card, banking or personal details are one of the most forms of cybercrime.|
|Don't wait for a cybercriminal to steal your identity.||They can come through emails, SMS or social media and try to trick you into giving away your personal, banking or credit card details.|
|Take control of your online identity today.||Never provide your details via a link in a message.|
|We can all take simple actions to keep ourselves, our families and our businesses safe online. Go to www. staysmartonline.gov.au/ reversethethreat||Put your skills to the test – take the quiz now, go to www.staysmartonline.|
|Passwords and a second layer of security:||Social media privacy:|
|Your passwords are the first line of defence against cybercriminals.||Having your social network accounts set to
public means everyone can see your personal information like your full name, birthdate, maybe even your address.
|Create strong passwords that are unique to you.||Cybercriminals can use this information to pretend to be you, steal from you or set up accounts in your name.|
|Use different passwords across all of your important online accounts.||Set your social media to private.|
|Add an extra layer of security, such as a SMS code to your phone (also called two-factor authentication).||Complete your social media privacy
check-up now, go to www. staysmartonline.gov.au/ reversethethreat
|Make a pledge for better password security, go to www.staysmartonline. gov.au/reversethethreat|