Aug 17, 2016

The Digital Divide: Parents & Teens in the Connected Age

By | August 17th, 2016|Ask The Experts, Kids and Security|

Parents and teens often feel at odds with one another's daily lives. Parents want the best for their kids, but struggle to connect with them on a casual level, unable to understand the memes, trends, and social pressures that seem to rule their child's life. In turn, teens thrive on [...]

Aug 11, 2016

WAIT! Posting That Could Hurt Your Professional Future

By | August 11th, 2016|Kids and Security, Tips and Tricks|

Social media causes us to focus on the moment: what we're doing, where we're checking in, what's trending now. But have you ever considered how your posts will reflect back on you in the future? This year, CareerBuilder's annual social media recruitment survey found that 60% of employers actively research [...]

Jul 28, 2016

3 Things Everyone Needs on Their Back-to-School Shopping List

By | July 28th, 2016|Kids and Security|

It’s that time of year again, time for back-to-school shopping. Are you and your kids prepared for the school year? I bet these three important items are missing from your list. 1. Security Software Did you get a new computer or mobile device for the new school year? If so you need [...]

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 [...]

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