Safety - Proficient 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 frequently check the security configuration and systems of my devices and/or of the applications I use. I know how to react if my computer is infected by a virus. I can configure or modify the firewall and security settings of my digital devices. I know how to encrypt e-mails or files. I can apply filters to spam e-mails. To avoid health problems (physical and psychological), I make reasonable use of information and communication technology. I have an informed stance on the impact of digital technologies on everyday life, online consumption, and the environment.