A guide for parents and children.
It can be a full-time job for any parent to be constantly aware of everything that their children are doing online. Kids these days may seem pretty sharp with technology and the Internet, however, we forget that they’re still learning (and so are we) and may not always be prepared to spot the risks and pitfalls of being constantly connected.
In this two-part article, we’ve put together some tips for you as a parent to ensure that your children are safe on the Internet, and some basic cyber security tips that you can share with your children. The best wa...
You’re learning how to drive, looking into potential colleges, getting your first “real” girlfriend or boyfriend, going to dances, parties, making new friends and having fun! With all of this newfound independence comes amazing new adventures and experiences in your life. It is easy to get caught up in the excitement, but, along with all of your academic studies and extra curricular activities, an education in cyber security can help keep you safe while you keep exploring.
Do’s and Don’ts of Cyber Security
Phishing 101Phishing is a con game that takes place online, and phishers are ju...
The Internet can be a place of endless wonders. It’s where you learn, talk, shop, and play. Still, the Internet is just like anything else in life- there are important rules that everyone should follow in order to make sure they stay safe while online.
Follow the Internet rules at school and at home:
How much screen time is too much?
It’s really easy to get caught up visiting fun websites, and playing awesome games, but there’s also a whole big world to explore, away from the screen! Know when it’s time to put down the mouse and go outside and play. Come to an agreement with your paren...
College is a whole new world. Between the excitement of living on your own, meeting new, interesting people, and picking out classes you actually care about, there are some equally important things to consider while embracing your full-fledged independence.
College and technology go hand-in-hand. You use your computer for research and term papers, your phone to keep track of your class schedules, and your tablet to keep up with old and new friends on social media. Technology is a great tool for connecting us all, but that’s the thing- it connects EVERYONE- including cybercriminals. For e...