Tag Archives: Cyber Safety

Can You Be Safe Online for Real?

At its core, the Internet can be a very wonderful resource to people. It can give you the ability to find information you are looking for, keep in touch with others, be connected with the world, and so many other things. However, there are many horror stories about safety online. Many believe that if you

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Getting Involved with Online Social Networks

Are you interested in exploring the wide world of online social networks?  Do you have specific interests that you’d like to explore with others?  Well, have no fear – these days there are opportunities for social networking on almost every subject you can imagine. Social Network Definition On some social networks, you can chat about

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Understanding Internet Terrorism Today

Most people associate terrorism and the Internet as attacks on computers and systems, whether to disrupt government, business, or personal computers in order to steal information, disable or alter usage, or to plant viruses. There is another association with Internet terrorism, to cause fear or harass other people or business. In other words: online bullying.

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The Basics of Computer Safety

The Internet is a great resource tool for children. Schools endorse Internet usage for children in public and private school settings. Most of the information students need to complete their work is found on the World Wide Web. When the Internet is used in a positive way, it can become a powerful learning and teaching

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Cyber Safety for Kids: How to Teach Your Child About Cyber Safety

Cyber Safety for Kids is a complicated topic; however, many parents are not comfortable broaching this topic with their children and so fail to prepare their children to face problems that will inevitably arise from extended internet use. Some common problems that young people face online include bullying, stumbling onto a pornographic or other highly inappropriate

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What Is Cyber Safety?

Simply put, in order to answer the question, “what is cyber safety,” all we need to do is look at the safety in regards to the responsible use of communication and information that is used on the Internet. When this information is kept secure and safe, in addition to people being responsible with how it

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How to Update Your Security Settings

If one asked half a dozen people if they knew about the security settings of their software programs, email systems, and social network accounts, six of them would not be 100% sure. Sounds like a joke, right? While this may be an exaggeration, the vast majority of people are not fully informed about their security

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Learn How to Report Cyber Bullying

Bullying is no longer limited to the school playground, work environments or neighborhoods. Because many children are using the Internet, especially to connect with their peers on a social level, instances of cyber bullying are on the rise. While the administration for websites are aware of the issue and do what they can to manage

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Six Deadly Sins of Internet Usage

Surfing the internet is fun, exciting and very productive. People don’t realize how much of themselves they actually leave behind when they visit the World Wide Web. Technology is great, even amazing, but it comes with a price. No one can log into their bank account, or visit their favorite online store, without giving up

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Internet Accountability: Responsibility on the Internet

The structure of the Internet comes as such so as to allow free range through web pages as anyone’s heart desires. For adults that does not come much of an issue since you choose what URL to go to or can block unwanted programs to your computer. For children internet accountability becomes much more complex.

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What is Cloud Computing?

You’ve likely seen the word “cloud” mentioned online or in a television advertisement. It’s also likely you did not heard the term from a weatherman discussing the latest storm heading your way. Instead, it was probably mentioned by a tech-related business touting their latest method of sharing or storing information. If you don’t know what

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Understanding Internet Privacy

Privacy and the internet do not necessarily go hand in hand. You can take steps to secure your internet connection, the information you share with certain parties over the internet and the data you store on your computer, cell phone, laptop and tablet. However, the fact remains that anyone who is smart enough to override

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