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FBI Advice On Children’s Online Dangers

FBI Advice On Children's Online Dangers Advice on how to keep your family safe online! United States Attorney’s Office, FBI Warns of Online Dangers As the world continues to operate in a more virtual environment due to COVID-19 restrictions, Acting United States Attorney Daniel P. Bubar and Christopher R. Derrickson, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Richmond Division are reminding people to continue to be vigilant [...]

United Nations Decide That Children Have A Human Right To Be Online

United Nations Decide That Children Have A Human Right To Be Online This goes against many national laws such as the U.S. Children's Online Privacy & Protection Act All parents should be aware of the potential for significant risk to children from this. The United Nations appears to be making access to the internet a human right for children. This sounds great on paper, but is it really [...]

SCARS™ Cyber Basics: Social Media Cybersecurity

SCARS™ Cyber Basics: Social Media Cybersecurity Now More Than Ever, Consumers Spend Increasing Amounts Of Time On The Internet With every social media account you sign up for, every picture you post, and status you update, you are sharing information about yourself with the world. How can you be proactive to stay safe online and, “Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.”? You have to be Cyber Smart and take these simple steps to connect with confidence [...]

SCARS™ Online Safety – COPPA Regulation: A Few Tips To Keep Your Child Safe Online

SCARS™ Online Safety - COPPA Regulation: A Few Tips To Keep Your Child Safe Online Protecting Your Child’s Privacy Online [lwptoc] As a parent, you have control over the personal information companies collect online from your kids under 13. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act gives you tools to do that. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule. If a site or service is covered by COPPA, it has [...]

SCARS™ Special Report: Talking with Kids About Being Online

SCARS™ Special Report: Talking with Kids About Being Online From: First Lady Melania Trump, White House, and the Federal Trade Commission, Washington D.C. This guide from the Federal Trade Commission covers issues to raise with kids about living their lives online. [lwptoc] Introduction By First Lady Melania Trump As First Lady, I want to nurture the most valuable part of our society and our future: children. As adults, we take responsibility for helping children manage [...]