Student cyber security precautions

Pixabay.comCyber security should be a priority for every student. ■ Metro Service / Contributed Thanks to advancements in technology, students and educators are increasingly turning to tablets and computers when working on daily assignments and classroom activities. Students rely on the internet for research and keeping in touch with teachers and other students, and work is even assigned and completed via digital platforms. Despite the upside of technology, cyber crime is a potential pitfall of all that time spent online. The internet provides instant access and that can put students at risk. According to Verizon’s 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report, the education sector ranked sixth in the United States for the

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