Good Digital Parenting - tips for teaching your child to respect their friends online.
A Parent's Guide to Cyberbullying - Bullying is a serious, long-standing social problem that now occurs in digital spaces as well as physical ones. But, contrary to what you might have heard or read, it isn’t just a youth problem, it isn’t getting worse, and it isn’t more of a problem online than offline. Because of the rise of social media in the middle of the last decade, bullying and peer harassment have been getting a lot of news coverage, so – rather than increased bullying – what we’re really seeing is increased attention to it and a lot more concern about it.
- Cyberbullying Quick Guide for Parents (downloadable PDF file)
- Cyberbullying Full Guide for Parents (downloadable PDF file)
A Parent's Guide to Cybersecurity - There are tremendous benefits to being online, but there are also some device and network security risks, both digital and social. The digital kind involves apps and software that jeopardize the security of devices and the data on them. The social kind, often referred to as “social engineering,” is when people are tricked into putting their privacy and security at risk. There are things you and your kids can do that can greatly reduce the chances of something going wrong.
- Cybersecurity Quick Guide (downloadable PDF file)
- Password Security Quick Guide (downloadable PDF file)
- Safe Online Shopping Quick Guide (downloadable PDF file)
Tips for Proctecting Kids and Teens from Identity Theft - You might think that you have to be an adult to be an identity theft victim, but that’s not the case. Children are also at risk.