Staying Safe and Secure in a Digital World
Technology makes it easy for kids to connect and share things with friends and family, but they also need to know how to stay safe online. Watch the video to learn the tips to teach your kids...
In real life, it’s easy to see when kids are surrounded by bullies. In cyberspace, you can’t always tell who the bullies are.
In today’s always connected world, kids have information at their fingertips for homework and studying. But your kids might also be using that information in deceitful ways.
Is this your family’s digital life?
The digital day never ends for most families, and this video shows just how connected we are to our digital devices. Internet security threats like malware, phishing, and identity theft represent a constant threat. Parental control software can be a great aid in an overall Internet security plan, but being aware of the threats and how they are likely to occur can help keep you and your family safe from a range of online threats. By following the Internet security tips in this video, and using a little common sense, you can stay one step ahead of the bad guys.
New Report! Music & Movies: Entertainment vs. Online Risk
Flashback to 1980. If you want to see the Empire Strikes Back, the only options are the 6, 8 and 10 p.m. showings at your local theater. If you want to listen to “Do That to Me One More Time” by Captain and Tennille, you better have a “hard copy” on vinyl or tape. 30 years later, our entertainment lives are immeasurably richer – and less time dependent. We can watch, listen and share effortlessly, at any time, thanks to the digitization of music and movies and the devices and infrastructure we’ve built. But that freedom has a cost. In our latest report, we look at the darker side of online entertainment. We explore how the bad guys use our love of music and movies to scam, hack and rob us. And we offer some simple ways for us to help protect ourselves and our families even as we enjoy our online lives.
The Secret Online Lives of Teens
Today’s youth are “digital natives? who grew up with the Internet and use it for communication, education and entertainment. However, their high level of online participation also opens them up to potential dangers such as cyberbullying, personal information sharing, and malware. It’s important for you to understand the benefits and risks of your kids’ online lives and what you can do to protect them.
Hey Kids, How Much Do You Know About Using the Internet?
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