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 [...]

Nov 29, 2017

The Rise of the Social Cyberbully Infographic

By | November 29th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Kids and Security|

This infographic was originally posted on Rawhide.org. See original post for more detailed information on cyberbullying.   Editor’s Note: This blog article was written by an outside contributor – a guest blogger – for the purpose of offering a wider variety of content for our readers. However, the opinions and [...]

Aug 29, 2017

Back-to-School Security for High School & College Students

By | August 29th, 2017|Kids and Security, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Laptops are just about as ubiquitous on college campuses as flip-flops and kegs. Everyone has at least one. High school student lug along their Macs and PCs with the same social-media obsession as they have with their mobile devices. But… what about security? Do these ‘kids’ have a clue? It’s [...]

Jun 22, 2017

5 Simple Tips to Protect Your Kids Online

By | June 22nd, 2017|Guest Post, Kids and Security, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

The internet is an amazing place where kids can learn, play, innovate and connect with others. All in all, the internet opens up a whole new world of exciting possibilities. However, with the digital world evolving at an increasing pace, how can you make sure your child is safe from [...]

Jun 20, 2017

5 Ways to Avoid Being Cheated While Online Gaming

By | June 20th, 2017|Kids and Security, Security & Pop Culture, Tips and Tricks|

Wherever there is opportunity for exploration on the web there will be cyber criminals, and online gaming has become a huge target for these criminals over the past decade. Online gaming allows millions of people, from all over the world, to play their favorite games together. Rather we play on [...]

Apr 20, 2017

Best Parental Control Apps to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

By | April 20th, 2017|Guest Post, Kids and Security|

The increasing role that the internet is playing in our lives is bringing about the necessity to monitor the browsing habits of our children. And while your child may obey the rules set in place for browsing, there is always a chance that they will inadvertently be directed to a [...]

Mar 30, 2017

Words of Advice & Encouragement for the Little Geek Girl in Your Life

By | March 30th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Kids and Security, Security & Pop Culture|

When we asked professional ladies of tech to tell us about what it's been like working in the industry last month, it was clear that sexism was being faced by the majority of these women. Coupling that insight with an overwhelming wealth of research, I was able to [...]

Mar 16, 2017

Security Awareness at Home; Developing an Online Safety Policy for Your Family

By | March 16th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Kids and Security, Launching SA Programs|

It’s easy to forget about data breaches and compliance regulations at home. At work, we have policies and procedures to follow, particularly when there is sensitive data involved like medical records or financial information. But none of that matters in our personal lives. Or does it? Our identities [...]

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