What is Digital Citizenship?

Practicing digital citizenship is a powerful lesson that teachers and educators can teach our youth. Digital citizenship is the practice of the safe and responsible use of technology in every possible way. Once there is a key understanding of what digital citizenship is how and how it can be practiced, the digital world will become [...]

Tips for Safe Social Networking for Teens

Teens live in a world dominated by social networking. Read important tips on how kids can safely navigate their ways through a digital lifestyle.

Sending Lewd Nudes to Strangers Could Mean a Year in Jail

Cyber harassment has become all too prevalent. The New York City Council has introduced a bill to make such electronic harassment punishable by jail or a hefty fine for the perpetrator. Other cities and states should do the same.  Read More

Airport Wi-Fi can be a security nightmare. Here’s what you can do to stop cyber criminals

Beware the next time you are at an airport with free wifi. There may be cyber-criminals waiting to steal your valuable personal information. Read some of the ways you can best protect yourself against such security threats.

‘Maine Sea Goddess’ forced to give up her crown after social media post surfaces

Less than 24 hours after being crowned Miss Sea Goddess, Taylor Hamlin was stripped of her crown when officials received a social photo of her smoking a marijuana joint. She had shared images on her private account with close friends, but one of her friends broke her trust--which is not uncommon!  Read More

Set Up Two-Factor Authentication for Your Accounts Using Authy & Other 2FA Apps

Do you want extra protection on your phone when passwords just don't seem to be doing enough? Find out how you can install a 2FA (2 factor authentication) App to further protect your phone from hackers.

SEXTORTION

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's Cyber Tipline sites extortion as the fastest growing trend in child sexual extortion. Sextortion involves online coercion and blackmail to acquire sexual content from children. Find out where, how, when and why sextortion is occurring. Read More

How to Improve Your Online Privacy and Security in 8 Easy Steps

Online privacy is becoming much more challenging as. Hackers are smarter and security seems weaker, so how does one keep online information secure? This article outlines 8 ways to keep your private online information from becoming public knowledge.

Outsiders may be reading your Gmail: Here’s how to stop them

How do you stop your gmail from being read by outsiders? Well, first ackowedlge that it might in fact be happening. This article gives step by step information needed to prevent your private gmails from becoming accessible.

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