Help your family and neighbors stay safe online

Cyber safety awareness is important, and the City’s 2013 Minneapolis Community Technology Survey shows that only 40 percent of residents overall are “very comfortable” protecting their computers, preventing viruses, backing up files and avoiding scams. As technology use increases at home, at school and at work, it’s important for all residents to follow safety precautions online and to understand and detect threats. 

Here are some basic ways to protect yourself and your computer:

Keep your Computer Safe

Protect Your Personal Information

Beware of Scams  

Connect with Care

Help Your Community

 

Published Aug. 1, 2013