The Digital Competence: Internet Security, aims to educate Adults Educators about the basic Internet terminology the importance of information and its protection and also important principles on retention and data privacy and threats on personal security are introduced.
Additionally, essential skills like using passwords, using firewalls and wireless networks will be developed. It is important for them to know what malware is and how to protect computers, networks and personal information from it. In addition, some other terms like firewalls, hotspots will be defined and some technical experience will be gained.
This competence aims to develop another skill; safe browsing of the Internet through secure browsers and identifying ordinary and wireless security types. Moreover, the topic covers some communication security issues while using email and social networks. Finally, it aims to create aware Adults Educators in relation to the important threats of thoughtless use of the Internet, social media websites by users .