Author: Anindita Mishra

Anindita Mishra Cybermum, McAfee India Like any other parent, Anindita wants to make sure that her children are safe wherever they go, in the real or virtual world. That's why McAfee's initiatives to help protect and educate children and families about cyberspace struck an instant chord with her. The Pune-based freelance writer, teacher and mother of two has always been a vocal advocate for issues tied to children's welfare and development. Now, as McAfee India's Cybermum, she will now use the company platform to blog about the dangers children face online as well as her ideas for steering clear of them. As part of the campaign to educate parents, teachers and children on this topic, Anindita will also conduct information sessions in schools and further share her insights on Facebook and Twitter. To learn more about Internet safety for your family, go to www.mcafee.com/family. You may also contact her via: Email id: cybermum.india@gmail.com --- Twitter handle: @McAfee_cybermum --- Facebook page: McAfee Cybermum India

Almost a decade and half ago, a fresh young face in my 8th standard class shyly stood up and asked, “Miss, what’s Valentine’s Day”? Cut to present times. The youth are well aware of, and start preparing days ahead for, Valentine’s Day. Handwritten love poems have given way to mass-produced cards. And it doesn’t stop […]

Parents often ask me when they should start taking precautions to keep kids safe online. My answer is: you start right when your little one’s eyes light up more upon spying your phone and laptop than his toys. Before he takes his first step into the cyber world, it’s always better to make the environment […]

Hello readers! I believe that a new year is another opportunity given to us to rectify errors, start afresh, explore new territories and do something we have always meant to do but never had the time or heart to do. It makes for new experiences, and make life more interesting, don’t you think? As I […]

With 2015 year in full swing, people are ready to begin a fresh start. But let’s not give cybercriminals a fresh start to to scam us. Being well aware of the feelings of bonhomie and genorosity that permeate the human spirit this time of the year, scamsters think up ingenuous and ever-changing strategies to get […]

The digital world is here to stay. The youth are growing up with and making internet technologies, such as social networking sites, an integral part of their lives. They want to know; share and be heard. They can connect with people who appeal to them; share views and photos instantly; sound out ideas in public; […]