Category: Family Safety

Online Safety & Information about Cyberbullying

Feeling overwhelmed by all the threats that could affect your family? Our bloggers provide you with the latest security tips and online trends to save you time, and keep your family safe.

I know what you are thinking. ‘Why do we need to worry about cybersafety? It’s Halloween and it’s happening in our street NOT online!’ But as the lines between our offline and online worlds blur and merge, we need to be constantly thinking about how we can ensure we keep our families safe. So, here […]

  “You know, you don’t have to respond,” I told my daughter as I watched her angrily compose a text to a conversation that had suddenly gone south. “Yes I do, she’s waiting for me to reply!” she offered up a half-laughed as if I had just suggested she not bathe for a week. “So.” I […]

One of history’s great literary classics is Homer’s Iliad, which tells the story of the Trojan horse—the wooden horse that the Greeks hid in to enter the city of Troy and take it over. Two thousand and some odd years later, hackers use a digital Trojan horse to hide malicious files in seemingly harmless files […]

When I first heard the term “Internet Safety” about 12 years ago, despite its serious nature,  I thought to myself, “Ugh. Could there be a more booooring topic?” It sounded about as interesting as the manual that came with my new vacuum cleaner. It took a while, but over time parents—myself included—became more aware and […]

She used to tell you everything. Her face lit up as she bounded into the car with her oversized backpack and began rattling off the details of her school day. Fast-forward just a few years.She’s easy to spot in the distance. She glances down as she scurries across the parking lot, her smile is frayed […]