Three products are central to MySecureCyberspace:
- an educational website for the general public at www.mysecurecyberspace.com
- a free interactive game designed for fourth through sixth graders and their educators, called Carnegie Cadets, The MySecureCyberspace Game, which teaches Internet safety and computer security in a safe, fun setting
- an educational website for children at www.carnegiecyberacademy.com
How To Use the Game
In The MySecureCyberspace Game, players join the Cyber Defense training program at the Carnegie Cyber Academy, where training missions teach different Internet topics and cover fundamental cyber safety skills. Players earn Gold Badges for completing missions and unlock new features with each success. Topics discussed include email, chat, cyberbullying, website threats and more. Download The Teacher's Companion for instructions and lesson plans. You can also find helpful tips and materials for teachers on the Classroom and Support Materials webpage.
About The Information Networking Institute (INI)
The Information Networking Institute offers professional graduate degree programs in Information Networking, Information Security, Mobility and Software Management that represent an exceptional fusion of technologies, economics and policies of secure communication networks.
(ISC)2 Safe and Secure Online Program
The (ISC)2 Safe and Secure Online provides an opportunity for volunteers to work directly with schools and community centers to teach critical cyber safety skills to children, parents, and senior citizens. The program covers hot topics such as cyberbullying, social media, sexting, online gaming, computer protection, and more! For more information, please visit https://safeandsecureonline.org/ and sign up to become a volunteer today!
(ISC)2 Safe and Secure Online resources are created by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education with the help of the world’s leading cybersecurity professionals: the certified global members of (ISC)².
Volunteers are provided:
• Presentation Materials
• Volunteer Guide/Orientation
• Tip Sheets and Handouts
About the Center for Cyber Safety and Education
The Center for Cyber Safety and Education (Center), formerly known as (ISC)² Foundation, is a non-profit charitable trust that provides Internet-safety resources and tools for children, parents and whole communities. Through the Safe and Secure Online educational program; Information Security scholarships; and industry and consumer research, the Center works to ensure that people across the globe have a positive, productive and safe experience online. The Center is committed to making the cyber world a safer place for everyone. Further information can be found at https://safeandsecureonline.org/.
(ISC)² is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals worldwide, with over 110,000 members. www.isc2.org
National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)
C-SAVE (Cyber Security Awareness Volunteer Education)
C-SAVE was developed specifically for IT & security professionals to put their knowledge and expertise to work in their local schools and after school programs. Designed for easy use, the program is broken down for into four grade bands – K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12. The encourages active classparticipation and critical thinking skills through the use of scenarios. Materials include easy-to-follow lesson plan and instructions, classroom tips and advice, and classroom lesson materials. Through this program, NCSA also hopes to inspire young people to consider a career in cybersecurity. We urge everyone going into the classroom (whether they use this program or another) to share what they love about their work and the path they took to get there.
About The National Cyber Security Alliance
NCSA's mission is to educate and empower digital citizens to use the Internet and connected devices safely and securely wherever they are and understand ways to navigate privacy in a fully connected world. NCSA, a 501(c)(3) founded in 2001, is a leading public-private partnership, working with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), corporate sponsors and nonprofit collaborators to promote cybersecurity and privacy awareness everywhere.
To achieve our mission, NCSA builds strong public-private partnerships to create and implement far-reaching education and awareness programs that encourage a culture of cybersecurity and privacy. NCSA's core initiatives include: National Cyber Security Awareness Month (October), STOP.THINK.CONNECT (the global cybersecurity awareness campaign to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online) and Data Privacy Day (January 28).
NCSA's mission is to educate and therefore empower a digital society to use the Internet safely and securely at home, work, and school, protecting the technology individuals’ use, the networks they connect to, and our shared digital assets.