The recent Equifax data breach is a harsh reminder that protecting our personal data is of utmost importance. Teaching our children to protect their personal data by limiting what they share online and by using secure passwords will help them develop strong digital literacy skills that will serve them well in our digital world!
This year, all SVVSD middle and high school students are required to change their district passwords by November 1st. More information on how to set security questions and reset passwords can be found in this support article.
For strategies to use to help your children protect their data and set strong passwords, check out this article on Data Privacy & Security from Common Sense Media.
This short video for kids from connectsafely.org offers additional password tips for kids.
And finally, DinoPass is a fun site to help kids create memorable, yet strong, passwords!