Posts Tagged 'cyber safety'

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 […]

Don’t expect privacy in 2025, but that’s okay because the refrigerator will be able to order milk automatically for us. That’s the general view of respondents of the recent Consumer 2025 Futurist study commissioned by McAfee and conducted by MSI Research. Respondents globally are unanimous regarding the connected appliances we expect to use, demonstrated in […]

It is probably fair to say that I have an addiction for perusing online homewares and interior decorating blogs, stores and sites. There are many days when I will even give myself a time allowance – otherwise my children would starve! Once I have finished all of my essential domestic online activities (like Coles Online, […]

The results of McAfee’s latest Teens, Tweens and Technology research study released today are enough to make any parent want to wrap their child in cotton wool forever. The study has shown that 81 per cent of Australian tweens and teens have witnessed cyberbullying online over the last 12 months– a whopping 56 per cent […]

Teaching our kids how to stay safe online is one of the highest priorities for parents in this digital age.  But what about staying safe WHILE online?  Do we need to add this to our parenting checklist? Absolutely. Teaching our kids how to make good decisions about where and when to use technology is especially […]