Header menu link for other important links
Protecting teenagers from potential internet security threats
Z. Hamdan, I. Obaid, A. Ali, , A.V. Rajan, J. Ahamed
Published in IEEE Computer Society
Pages: 143 - 152
Latest advancement in technologies has impacted the modern day teenagers both positively and negatively. One of the major impacts is the addiction to internet. The purpose of this research is to investigate and identify the various cyber security threats which may affect the teenagers and propose the countermeasures to support them and their parents on how to avoid or deal with the cyber security threats. Qualitative and quantitative methods have been used to analyze the internet usage patterns of the Emirati teenagers, the awareness that the Emirati teenagers have on the various cyber security threats and ways to deal with them. Recommendations were made based on the findings. © 2013 IEEE.