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Locking Down Social Media

Using social media safely and comfortably is an ongoing challenge for many learners. In this lesson, we’ll go over some basic concepts and...

Security Education 101

Different Types of Encryption

Develop your understanding of how encryption keeps your and your learners’ messages unreadable and protected. Learn to differentiate between the...

Security Education 101

Thinking About Different Devices and Operating Systems

Learn to be open-minded about the devices and operating systems your learners use. Expand your framework to include users with different...

Security Education 101

A Word on Touching Other People’s Devices: Don’t.

Hands off! Give people room to learn and help participants feel more comfortable with their own devices.

Security Education 101

Encouraging Ongoing Learning and Engagement

People learn at different paces. Explore how to help each person advance in how they approach digital security.

Security Education 101

The Harm Reduction Approach

Navigate the complex process of teaching your learners how to avoid risky security practices, while providing a safe learning environment. Harm...

Security Education 101

When You Are Out of Scope

Find out when to say “I don’t know” in order to reduce harm, limit misinformation, and help learners develop their intuitions. Discover where...

Security Education 101

The Cloud is Just Someone Else’s Computer

We asked trainers what concepts were “aha moments for them. Here’s one such concept.

"The cloud is just someone else’s...

Security Education 101

Fear is the Mind Killer: Rethinking Demos

Explore how insecurity demonstrations can be used to destroy trust between learners and trainers, and can even harm the training by making...

Security Education 101

Am I the Right Person?

Figure out if you’re positioned to lead a training in the community you’d like to help. Evaluate your preparedness: set you and your learners up...

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Browser Extensions to make you safer: HTTPS Everywhere and Privacy Badger

Browsing the web can be tricky: avoiding unsecured HTTP sites and avoiding the data collection of trackers can be a challenge. That’s where two...

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Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication (also called “2FA”) is one of the simplest things users can do to protect their accounts. Teaching 2FA can sometimes...

Security Education 101

Software Updates and Why They're Important

“Keep your software updated!” is the closest thing we have to security advice that will work for everyone. But the reasoning behind...

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