Aug 28, 2018

The Devastating Psychological Effects of Cyber Bullying

By | August 28th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Kids and Security|

Adolescence is an uncertain time for most kids. They are stepping out and becoming more independent. They are gaining a sense of who they are, and where they may be going in life. It is during this crucial time in a child’s development that many of them experience cyberbullying.   [...]

Jul 29, 2018

How to “Smartphone” Responsibly

By | July 29th, 2018|Kids and Security, Tips and Tricks|

With great power comes great responsibility, and our smartphones have a lot of power! These days we rely on our phones for communication, transportation, payment, and so much more. It’s hard for many of us to imagine life without a phone in hand. What should you do (and NOT do) [...]

Jun 30, 2018

Social Media Day Infographic

By | June 30th, 2018|Free Stuff, Kids and Security, Security & Pop Culture, Tips and Tricks|

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Jun 19, 2018

Internet Safety Month Resources

By | June 19th, 2018|Kids and Security, Security Awareness 101, Security Awareness Programs|

June is National Internet Safety Month! How have you been celebrating? We recommend re-evaluating your technology, updating passwords, cleaning up your files, and spreading cyber awareness to your community! National Internet Safety Month is in it’s last two weeks. But just because it’s winding down doesn’t mean you can let [...]

Jun 14, 2018

How to Prevent Cyberbullying

By | June 14th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Kids and Security, Tips and Tricks|

Cyberbullying presents a tough challenge for parents and kids alike. Young people spend a lot of time on social media sites and various chat apps, both of which offer common ground for cyberbullies. Unlike physical bullying, it’s difficult for parents to identify when their child might be a victim, especially [...]

Mar 14, 2018

9 Pieces of Advice from (Badass) Women in STEM

By | March 14th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Kids and Security, Security & Pop Culture, Tips and Tricks|

Being a young girl with an interest in a technical field can be daunting. Statistics show that there is still a considerable gender gap everywhere you turn in this industry; it can get discouraging! Luckily, there are plenty of women who have gone before us who can provide some killer [...]

Mar 01, 2018

Phone Addiction and the National Day of Unplugging

By | March 1st, 2018|Kids and Security, Security Awareness 101|

Have you ever tracked the amount of time you spend in front of a screen on a given day? What about the number of times you check your phone or smartwatch? It’s a huge part of our daily routines that barely requires a second thought as if it’s completely natural [...]

Feb 20, 2018

Keeping Kids Safe from Identity Theft

By | February 20th, 2018|Kids and Security, Security Awareness 101|

Your kids may not be able to do much with their social security numbers, but cyber criminals can! Identity thieves can apply for credit cards, housing, government benefits, and more if they can get their hands on a child’s information. Each year, about 1.3 million kids have their identity stolen. [...]

Feb 06, 2018

Smart Toys: The Dos and Don’ts

By | February 6th, 2018|Kids and Security, Tips and Tricks|

There is a growing concern over the IoT and internet-connected toys for children. But are these smart toys really as scary as some might think? That is up to you to decide for yourself and for your children. IoT toys are vulnerable, just like anything that can be connected to [...]

Feb 05, 2018

Safer Internet Day 2018

By | February 5th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Kids and Security, Security Awareness 101|

February 6 marks the celebration of Safer Internet Day (SID), an awareness campaign that started in Europe in 2004 and is now a global event that joins over 100 countries. The goal, per http://saferinternetday.us, is to “not only create a safer internet but also a better internet, where everyone is [...]

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