Last week was the fourth annual Get Safe Online Week in the UK. Like most Americans, I wasn’t paying attention and didn’t hear about it until after the fact. But, better late than never. That’s because the Get Safe Online folks, whose founding members include CSIA, HSBC, Microsoft and SOCA, have an excellent site with a lot of great resources. The site is targeted to beginners, but links to some pretty serious stuff as it can when one of your founders is the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA).
Definitely give this URL to the online neophytes in your life. And go there yourself. Be sure and take the Test Your Safety Skills quiz. I got 9 out of 10. While I might argue about whether I should have received a perfect score, it made me think. And it was definitely worthwhile. Check it out.