Internet Safety

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The following is based on information provided by the State of Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection’s Computer Crimes and Electronic Evidence Laboratory.

SAFETY TIPS WHEN USING THE INTERNET

Keep information private. Some examples of private information are:

Also, does your screen name reveal too much information about you? If you have a profile, what does it say about you? What information do you post on your home page or Website? Be careful not to disclose personal information in these places

Using email:

World Wide Web Shopping:

Chat Rooms:

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

Connecticut State Police: Public Information Office’s, “Internet Safety Tips for Parents, http://www.ct.gov/despp/lib/despp/public_information_files/internetsafetyparents.pdf

TO FIND PROVIDERS IN CONNECTICUT’S COMMUNITY RESOURCES DATABASE:
Search by program name: Computer Fraud/Child Exploitation/Internet Crimes

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SOURCE: State of Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Computer Crimes and Electronic Evidence Laboratory; Connecticut State Police, Public Information Office
PREPARED BY: 211/kq
CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: January2017