Internet Safety

Death by text: How the Michelle Carter case will impact free speech

Words can kill, a Massachusetts Juvenile Court judge decided last Friday, when he found 20-year old Michelle Carter guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the 2014 suicide of her then-boyfriend, Conrad Roy III. This decision, with its broad interpretation of the manslaughter statute, could …

Crime

Australian Parliament passes eSafety expansion Bill

The eSafety Commissioner's remit has been expanded beyond children to provide reporting and supporting mechanisms for all Australians online.<p>The …

Australian Parliament

Theresa May's Ideas About Online Safety and Terrorism Might Backfire

Theresa May, along with many other world leaders, faces growing pressure to do something about online extremism.Getty Images <i>This post originally</i> …

Censorship

Life online for young people with SEN

Dawn Cavanagh<p><b>Dawn Cavanagh, whose teenage son has autism, considers the benefits and challenges of life online for young people with special</b> …

Disability

Five myths and truths about kids and internet safety

Help keep your kids' online experiences positive and productive by learning the truth about what makes them safe<p>If you believe everything you hear about kids online, you might think pedophiles and cyberbullies are around every cyber-corner. Yes, there is bad stuff out there. But the truth is, …

Parenting

Do you knowhow to keep your kids safe on social media?

When a new study surfaced a few weeks ago revealing that, of all the major social media networks, Instagram was the most detrimental to young …

Parenting

Nearly 200 Child Predators Arrested In Massive Southland Raid: Police

A two-month investigation culminated this week with 186 arrests of suspected Southland child molesters and predators: BREAKING

Crime

Lorde Gets Real About Dealing With Body-Shaming Trolls: ‘It Rocked My Foundations’

It feels like just yesterday <b>Lorde</b> released <i>Royals</i>, but with a second album officially under her belt, she's basically a pro at navigating the music …

Lorde

Level up: Game safely by following these 6 top tips

<i>Welcome to Threat Intel’s #WednesdayWisdom column, which aims to help improve your cybersecurity knowledge and keep you informed on important</i> …

Identity Theft

Melania Trump drops fake cyber bullying campaign she only pretended to care about

The first lady hasn't said a word about cyber bullying since her husband took office<p>After video footage surfaced of her husband bragging about sexually assaulting women, Melania Trump contributed to damage control efforts by sitting down to an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper. Over the course …

Donald Trump

'Whack-a-moles': Warnings from cyber experts on encrypted messaging crackdown

Cyber-security experts have raised concerns about the federal government’s counter-terrorism plans to crack down on encrypted messaging, saying that …

Encryption

Online Safety Tips For Teenagers

While being online people are exposed to various kinds of dangerous matters and problems. Adults have ability itself to recognize when a problem is …

Parenting

Best practices to protect and empower students online

Hutto Independent School District Director of Technology Travis Brown offers his advice on how to protect students from illegal, indecent or …

Education

Week in review: PowerPoint malware delivery, dark web fraud guides, security through APIs

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles: UK ICO offers grants for practical privacy research The programme is …

Dark Web

Google Launches Be Internet Awesome to Encourage Kids to Be Safe Online

The new program is designed to teach kids in a fun way how to avoid online bullies and predators. Take the pledge together as a family.<p>School is almost out for the summer, and with all that free time, you can bet that it will be more difficult than ever to keep track of what your kiddos are doing …

Parenting

Google invites children to ‘be internet awesome’ with fun educational tool

Google is seeking to catch the next generation of internet users early with the release of a new educational tool designed to offer younger users a …

Google

'Be Internet Awesome': Google program aims to keep kids safe online

"Interland", Custom<p>Google's new "Be Internet Awesome" initiative includes a game where kids can learn what it takes to be safe online. (PHOTO: Google)<p>…

Kids

Google Is Using Games to Educate Kids about Online Safety

With the rise of phishing, malware and fake news, it can be hard for adults, let alone children, to identify what's safe and what's not. Parents can …

Kids

Google developed a school curriculum to help kids fight trolls and hackers

Google is launching an educational program designed to teach kids about phishing, internet harassment, passwords, and other internet safety issues. Called “Be Internet Awesome,” it includes a classroom curriculum and a video game called <i>Interland.</i> It was developed with help from teachers, YouTube …

Google's new educational program teaches kids how to stay safe online

June is Internet Safety Month, and Google is marking the occasion by launching an educational program that teaches children everything from staying …

Kids

Google Unveils New Online Safety Game & Curriculum

Be Internet Awesome is the name of a new online safety program created by Google and announced today.<p>It includes a downloadable curriculum and an …

Google

“Be Internet Awesome”: Helping kids make smart decisions online

For educators<p>We partnered with the Internet Keep Safe Coalition and educators across the country to create a classroom curriculum that brings the …

Kids

Google's new educational program will teach kids to fight hackers

It's hard out there for a kid on the internet.<p>Google gets that, and thinks it's high time children start learning about the dangers of phishing, internet harassment, and other online safety and privacy issues. You know, normal kid stuff.<p>The tech giant is introducing "Be Internet Awesome," a program …

Kids

With The Rise Of Cyberbullying, It Is Important To Ensure Children's Online Safety

In case you haven't heard, the online suicide game, which may have been responsible for over 130 teen deaths globally so far, is now causing concern …

South Africa

Internet Safety & Digital Literacy| United States

CyberWise is the go-to source for BUSY adults (parents and teachers) who want online safety and education information that will help them help kids!

Digital Literacy

Children Are the Future of Cybersecurity

As our technology continues to improve and grow, so do the number of jobs dealing with the cyberworld. In addition to this growth is the increase in …

Cybersecurity

MPs received 188,000 abusive tweets in three months

MPs received almost 190,000 abusive tweets over a three-month period, new research has shown.<p>One in 20 tweets to MPs were abusive, analysis by BCS - …

Boris Johnson

In wake of ‘WannaCry’ attacks, UN cybersecurity expert discusses Internet safety

19 May 2017 – A United Nations cybersecurity expert says that cybercrime is ultimately preventable, and that the internet – even the hidden so-called …

Cybersecurity

Millennials waste five hours a day doing this one thing

Millennials are reportedly eating a lot of avocado toast or, at least, eating out. They’re also taking photos of that food, texting while dining and, …

Pew Research Center

Italy passes law to fight cyber bullying

ROME (Reuters) - The Italian parliament on Wednesday passed a long-awaited law intended to tackle online bullying of children after several high-profile cases in which victims have committed suicide.<p>In a rare show of unity, the Chamber of Deputies passed the law with 432 votes in favor and just one …

Italy