What is internet security?

Internet security is a specific aspect of broader concepts such as cybersecurity and computer security, being focused on the specific threats and vulnerabilities of online access and use of the internet.

Tons of data and sensitive information are constantly being shared over the internet.

Internet security is a branch of computer security which comprises various security measures exercised for ensuring the security of transactions done online.

In the process, the internet security prevents attacks targeted at browsers, network, operating systems, and other applications.

It is a common responsibility of educators and parents to protect the rights of and needs of children and young people while they are using Internet. Hereby, e-Safety helps them to enable their students, children and other young people to use internet in a positive, effective and safe way as well as providing them with other online and mobile technologies.

  • Learning everything you can about the Internet
  • Setting standards for what you can and cannot do online
  • Teaching people around you to keep personal information private and using social networking sites safely
  • Encouraging students to come to their teachers or parents if they encounter a problem
  • Access control
  • Antivirus and anti-malware software
  • Application security
  • Behavioral analytics
  • Data loss prevention
  • Email security