CISA Cybersecurity Awareness Program Parent and Educator Resources

When your child wants to go over to a new friend’s house, you probably ask questions. Who else is going? Will the parents be home? We should be having the same discussion with our kids about their Internet use. Which websites are okay to visit? What kind of information is acceptable—and more importantly, what is not—to share online? Below, find resources and materials to help you start the discussion with your kids or students.

General Education Resources

  • Learn how to avoid scams, protect your identity, and secure your computer with tips from the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) OnGuard Online.
  • Get videos, presentations, and other educational resources for educators and parents to discuss cybersecurity with kids and teens from NetSmartz, a program of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).
  • Find tips and resources on how to become a good digital parent from the Family Online Safety Institute.
  • Start an internet safety dialogue with ebooks, events, articles, and more from ConnectSafely, iKeepSafe, and Savvy Cyber Kids.
  • Protect yourself and your family from online fraud with tips from, a project of the National Consumers League.

School Resources

Safeguarding Your Devices and Reporting Resources

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