Safety - Independent user
This is a self assessed badge, for one of the competences from the common European Digital Competence Framework. This framework describes five competences that are needed by all citizens today. : information processing, content creation, communication, problem solving and safety, in three levels: basic user, independent user, proficient user.
I have installed security programmes on the device(s) that I use to access the Internet (e.g. antivirus, firewall). I run these programmes on a regular basis and I update them regularly. I use different passwords to access equipment, devices and digital services and I modify them on a periodic basis. I can identify the websites or e-mail messages which might be used to scam. I can identify a phishing e-mail. I can shape my online digital identity and keep track of my digital footprint. I understand the health risks associated with the use of digital technology (e.g. ergonomy, risk of addiction). I understand the positive and negative impact of technology on the environment.