Online Safety

Online Safety

Be awesome online and in real life.

The Internet is a part of our everyday lives, whether we’re socializing with friends, applying to a school or looking for a new job. Now more than ever, it’s important to pay attention to what’s online about you and take steps to ensure a positive persona— both personally and professionally.

Check out the resources on this page to see what you can do for yourself and others to help stay safe online.

Protect what's important to you.

Reputation

Relationships

Privacy

Money

Tips for online safety

What potential online risk concerns you the most?

See how your answer compares.

What is the greatest benefit the Internet has brought to your life?

See how your answer compares.

Did you know?

16,300

years

of estimated time that people around the world lost in 2013 repairing online damage to their personal reputations

$1.4 billion

of estimated worldwide financial losses in 2013 to repair online damage to personal reputations

$4.6
billion

estimated lost worldwide due to damage to professional reputation

less than 20%

of respondents take active steps to edit or remove online information that might impact their reputations

31%

of those surveyed, take the time to find the latest info for protecting their reputations online

Which social media cliché are you?

Read the types and tips