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 […]

If there’s one reasonable measurement of how popular a television series has become, it’s how often it’s illegally downloaded online. And for HBO’s hit series, Game of Thrones (GoT), episodes are stolen about as often as weddings are ruined in the series. That is to say: all of the time. Torrentfreak, a website dedicated to […]

This week I had the privilege of visiting Washington, D.C., to attend the Committee for Economic Development (CED) Fall Policy Conference. The annual event invites policymakers, educators and industry leaders to come together and discuss some of the most pressing economic issues facing our country. This year, cybersecurity was all the buzz. The 2014 conference […]

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 […]