cybersecurityStop.Think.Connect. Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign
 www.dhs.gov/stopthinkconnect 
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  • Stop hackers from accessing your accounts - set secure passwords.
  • Stop sharing too much information - keep your personal information personal.
  • Stop - trust your gut, if something doesn't feel right, stop what you are doing.
  • Stop and think about who can see the information you post online. Are you giving total strangers access to your information?
  • Stop any questionable online behavior. Only do and say things online that you would do in real life.
  • Think about the information you want to share before you share it.
  • Think how your online actions can affect your offline life.
  • Think before you act - don't automatically click on links.
  • Think about why you are sharing information online. Is it going to be safe?
  • Think about why you're going to the site. Did you get it from someone you trust?
  • Think about who you're talking to online. Do you really know who they are?
  • Connect over secure networks.
  • Connect with people you know.
  • Connect with care and be on the lookout for potential threats.
  • Connect safely and show your friends and family how to behave online.
  • Connect with people and sites you trust when you're online.

The Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign is a national public awareness campaign aimed at increasing the understanding of cyber threats and empowering the American public to be safer and more secure online.

Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility. We each have to do our part to keep the Internet safe. When we all take simple steps to be safer online, it makes using the Internet a more secure experience for everyone. If we each do our part online, we are protecting ourselves and helping to make the Internet safer for everyone.

   
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