Transforming into a digital-first world enables us to connect, work and live in a state where information is at our fingertips. Today’s children will work in an environment of tomorrow that is shaped by hyper connectivity. Working in this environment means that our present and future generations need to understand the importance of being aware of the benefits and risks of an interconnected world. Establishing a cyber resilient mindset is the first step towards navigating and improving in this digital-first world. Cyber resilience is the constant access to personal and business information, even in an age of unprecedented cyber threats.
This mentality is especially relevant for children, considering their ongoing interactions with the online world Existing and emerging social media platforms, Gaming sites and ways to learn. As used and Increased reliance on technology for education and entertainment, So there is a risk of being threatened. This is why it is so important for families to develop good cyber resilience when engaging online.
Cyber Resilience Patch Program
To help raise cyber awareness, Girl Scouts in Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana (GSGCNWI) and OpenText have collaborated to create a cyber resilience patch program that empowers today’s Girl Scouts to lead in tomorrow’s digital world. This partnership will help raise awareness of the dangers that exist online and the importance of being cyber resilient.
The Cyber Resilience Patch program gives Girl Scouts the opportunity to engage in fun and educational hands-on activities that raise awareness and create better online behavior. The goal of the program is to educate Girl Scouts through lessons that simulate existing and emerging threats, focusing on how to safely store important files and memories, and what to look for when browsing online.
General tips for children and parents
Being resilient to ongoing threats means taking important steps to protect our personal information.
- Password integrity: Create a password that is difficult to predict. Use a password generator, enable two-factor authentication (2FA) as much as possible, and do not reuse passwords from multiple logins.
- Back up personal data: Your photos and videos are valuable. If you do not protect them, you can lose them Backing up your files means providing a second copy in case something happens on your laptop, tablet or phone.
- Invest in safety awareness training: Engaging in real-world simulations will help increase your cyber knowledge
Building a better future through cyber resilience
Creating tomorrow’s leaders who are empowered and cyber-conscious begins today with the establishment of cyber resilience. Families and children should work for a better, more agile understanding of the risks to our personal information. To protect Photos, videos and files The matter is important to us. Keeping our personal identities safe is vital.
OpenText is not only committed to helping companies find the value of their data Strengthen female leadership and diversity. The partnership between OpenText and GSGCNWI will help highlight the importance of developing cyber-secure behavior now and in the future.