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Monthly Cyber Security Tips Bulletin
State of Oklahoma
Monthly Security Tips
May 2012 Volume 7, Issue 5
Creating a Cyber-Secure Environment at Home
From the Desk of CPT Jeff Elliott, Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security
Most workplaces have cyber security policies, processes, and technologies. You can create a more
cyber-secure environment at home by implementing similar strategies.
At home, determine:
A central location for your computer so you can monitor your children’s activities online.
Whether you allow access to certain sites. You may choose to use parental control settings
to block access to inappropriate sites.
Acceptable online behavior and expectations. Clearly explain the rules and expectations
regarding online behavior. Include issues such as cyber bullying, keeping personal
information private (not posting it online), and treating people met online as the strangers that
Your monitoring strategy. How will you assure your family complies with your “Acceptable
Use Policy?” You may choose to monitor your family’s online activities, and let them know
their activity is being monitored.