This month is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. A joint program between Microsoft and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) National Cyber Security Awareness Month is a campaign to help increase Internet security. This month there will be conferences and workshops in cities across the United States. You can find out more at this web site.
If you can't make it to one of these events there are tips for staying safe online at this Microsoft site. Other sites dedicated to Internet safety include iSafe and NetSmartz. These sites have resources for students, teachers, parents and even law enforcement.