Pros And Cons Of Internet Security Awareness

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The clock struck 6, Devika with half opened eyes, turned the alarm off and the first thing her hand stretched for was her phone. As soon as she reached her phone, she checked it for her what’s app messages and soon began to surf the internet. The dependence on internet has widely enamoured today’s generation with easily accessible information which is just a click away. The ease at which the information is available to the children today has been viewed as a boon as well a curse a number of times. UNDERSTANDING THE CONCEPT OF INTERNET SECURITY AWARENESS Internet Security Awareness (ISA) as the term suggests is making the people, across all spectrums, conscious and aware by enhancing their knowledge in respect to the advantages and disadvantages…show more content…
Research and information surfing, are one of the primary sources of gathering and collecting information, so to speak, to acquire and collect information on the various topics that can be explored as subjects of interests for students at the school level as well as the college level. But, the fact also remains that with the increasing penetration of internet in the society, there are some detriments of it. Cyber bullying being one of the major concerns should be checked on, for which, parents as well as teacher should take necessary steps. The major areas where parents and teachers as the social and educational supports, must focus on are the issues of inadequate knowledge and the limited knowledge about the negatives in case of breach of…show more content…
The basic cybercrime law states that if any form of misuse is conducted with any computer or electronic device, the guilty is termed a lengthy jail term along with a fine of Dh 3 million. President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan in 2012, issued UAE Cybercrime Law No 5 that included strict and stern punishments that could be a life sentence also, which depended on the seriousness of the crime committed. The vast interacting forms of media have resulted in harmful effects to quite an extent and generated crimes like hacking, cheating, fraud, robbery and the like. Just for controlling these unethical acts, the UAE issues a Federal Decree No 5 of 2012 to reduce the misuse of social media such as Facebook, Twitter, What’s app etc., to make sure that the idea of internet is not misinterpreted and it is used as a global

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