In Part 1 of Parenting a Geek, we discussed the threats kids face online, how to identify those threats, and recommended a few technical solutions to keep kids safe. And while we're all about utilizing the tools we have at our disposal, the biggest challenge is raising awareness and ultimately [...]
About Michael StarksMichael Starks is an information security professional with more than fifteen years of experience in the industry. He is an Information Systems Security Association Fellow and President of the Fort Worth Chapter. He also serves on the International Ethics Committee and has written several articles on ethics and privacy for ISSA Journal. When not writing, speaking, tweeting or otherwise geeking out, Michael enjoys semi-futile attempts at gardening, B movies and really bad jokes.
I’m a technologist. I love technology. Whether it’s automating my ceiling fans or tinkering with my router, I’m into it. Not only have I been to a Star Trek convention, I dressed up as a member of the crew. And so did the family, including my ten-year-old daughter. Yeah, that’s [...]