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Blog // Connect Puerto Rico

5 Tips for Protecting Your Identity Online

By CPR Staff

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness month. Below are tips to help you stay safe online:   1. Look at a Website’s privacy policy - Before submitting your name, e-mail address, or other personal information on a website, look for the site's privacy policy. 2. Look for evidence that your information is being encrypted - To protect attackers from hijacking your information, any personal information submitted online should be encrypted so that it can only be read by the appropriate recipient. 3. Do business with credible companies – Work with websites certified by an Internet trust organization such as BBBonline,...

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Making Universal Service Truly “Universal”

By CPR Staff

By Raquel Noriega, Director, Public Policy, Connected NationThis month the Federal Communications Commission is poised – at last – to take a strong and definitive step forward in shifting the nation’s complex subsidy system for telephone service to one that directly supports broadband. Reforming this system is important, as there are significant differences in broadband availability across the country. Undertaking that reform is difficult and complex – as one would expect with any $8.7 billion per year subsidy program.But as a society, we cannot not lose sight of the gaping broadband adoption and utilization gap.As Connected Nation...

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State and District Measures Require Students to Take Virtual Classes

By CPR Staff

By Michelle R. Davis | Education Week Published: October 17, 2011   Two years ago, Tennessee’s Putnam County school system adopted an online-learning graduation requirement for its high school students. But district officials realized that not all students had high-speed Internet access at home, or even computers, so they came up with a variety of options to allow students to fulfill the requirement.   The state of Tennessee already mandated that all students take a class on personal finance, so Putnam County put its version online, complete with the district’s own online teachers. Students can complete the course independently...

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5 Tips for Securing Your Personal Computer

By CPR Staff

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness month. Below are tips to help you stay safe online:   1. Keep your firewall turned on: Firewalls provide protection against outside attackers by shielding your computer or network from malicious or unnecessary Internet traffic. 2. Always use good passwords for your PC: • Don't use passwords that are based on personal information that can be easily accessed or guessed • Don't use words that can be found in any dictionary of any language • Develop a mnemonic for remembering complex passwords • Use a combination of lowercase and capital letters, numbers, and special characters • Use...

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