Jul 25, 2016

Security Aware Checklist for Pokémon GO: How to Catch ‘Em All Safely

By | July 25th, 2016|Kids and Security, Security & Pop Culture, Tips and Tricks|

Mere weeks after its launch, you would be hard pressed to find someone with access to the internet or social media who hasn't heard of the latest app trend sweeping across 30 countries worldwide: Pokémon GO. Boasting more daily users than Twitter and higher engagement rates per day than Instagram, [...]

Jun 23, 2016

Top 10 Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

By | June 23rd, 2016|Ask The Experts, Kids and Security|

Kids these days. They're growing up with smart devices and high speed access in a world that we couldn't have even imagined years ago. Educating them on the dangers of the internet and teaching them why security is so important needs to begin before they even connect. As a parent [...]

Jun 17, 2016

Infographic: Stop Cyberbullying 2016

By | June 17th, 2016|Kids and Security|

Why is this still a problem? We may never know. Educate yourself on the statistics of cyberbullying with the infographic below. #SCB2016

Jun 16, 2016

The Nerds & the Keys: Talking to Your Kids About Safe Infosecs

By | June 16th, 2016|Kids and Security|

I grew up in the 90s, before Facebook and sexting and Snapchat, but there were still plenty of ways to communicate with my friends (oh, the days of away messages on AIM!) and even more ways to get into trouble online. I was too much of a goody two shoes [...]

Jun 15, 2016

Don’t Feed the Trolls: How to Teach Children to Combat Cyberbullying

By | June 15th, 2016|Kids and Security|

The middle and high school years often cause kids to put a lot of importance on fitting in with their peer groups. They begin to explore their identities, try on beliefs and clothing styles, and listen to music that makes their parents cringe, all in the name of discovering themselves [...]

Jun 01, 2016

Raising Post-Millennials: 5 Traits of Security Aware Kids

By | June 1st, 2016|Kids and Security, Security Awareness 101|

Parents want to see their children succeed, to exceed their expectations and win at the whole Life Thing. We do our best to raise them to be good people with strong morals and convictions, but are we including their increasingly connected lives in the equation? Kids today have been coined [...]

Nov 18, 2015

Conversation Starters for Kids Receiving Tech Gifts

By | November 18th, 2015|Kids and Security, Tips and Tricks|

So you’re going for the Parent of the Year Award and getting your kiddo the latest iPad or that new Android phone they’ve been dying for. They’ve been well-behaved all year and nothing beats a new piece of tech as the main holiday present. But before you let that little [...]

Nov 06, 2015

Are You Security Aware? Take the Human Firewall Pledge!

By | November 6th, 2015|Free Stuff, Kids and Security, Security Awareness 101|

Participating in modern culture brings huge responsibilities. New threats pop up daily, adding exponentially to the millions already created. Although you don't need to be technical to be protected, there are many things a good cyber citizen still needs to do, like staying up to date on the latest tricks [...]

Oct 27, 2015

Building the Next Generation of Cyber Professionals

By | October 27th, 2015|Ask The Experts, Kids and Security|

This morning I received an email from a young college grad asking for career advice. How could he land a job in IT now that he was finished with school and ready to conquer the world? I’m flattered and humbled that someone would ask me for career advice. Most days, [...]

Oct 13, 2015

What Teens (and You!) Shouldn’t Post on Social Media

By | October 13th, 2015|Kids and Security, Security Awareness 101, Security Awareness Fails|

In our technology driven world, privacy is getting harder and harder to achieve every day. Once something is posted on the internet, it can never be rescinded, even if it is deleted. Most teenagers (and many adults!) don’t understand the severity of this and the potential damage it could cause. [...]

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