The Stay Safe Online Blog

Jun 5, 2013 9:15am
A look at one surprising theme from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's June 5, 2013, workshop, "Mobile Security: Potential Threats and Solutions" -- the relative success of mitigating the impact of mobile malware on U.S. users, and how cybercriminals are adjusting to develop more successful methods of accessing mobile devices in the future.
Jun 5, 2013 7:00am
At NCSA, we want to make sure that you and your family do all they can to transition into a safer and more secure summer online. We're celebrating Internet Safety Month with two Twitter chats and by encouraging everyone to STOP. THINK. CONNECT.
May 30, 2013 1:02pm
John Skorick, Founder and CEO of personal privacy company MyAKA.com, LLC, discusses how your mobile phone number can be an access point to invading your privacy, and methods to securing both.
May 16, 2013 1:30pm
Visa Security, the Consumer Federation of America and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission joined STOP. THINK. CONNECT. and other guests on Twitter for a chat about phishing attacks, one of the leading causes of hacked accounts and identity theft.
May 16, 2013 8:20am
We're excited to announce that we'll be working with the LGBT Technology Partnership to encourage greater awareness about online safety issues affecting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender communities.
May 7, 2013 2:02pm
Tuesday, May 7 was Password Day, as Intel, McAfee, the Department of Homeland Security and others provided tips and advice regarding strong password creation and memorization. The following is a partial transcript edited for brevity and clarity.
May 1, 2013 11:00pm
The RE: View is a bimonthly look back at the headlines that caught the attention of our RE: Cyber contributors at BENS, NCSA and elsewhere that C-level executives.
Apr 25, 2013 6:25am
Data Privacy Day's Tiffany Barrett provides updates on two major privacy campaigns under way in coming days: Privacy Awareness Week (April 28-May 4) and Choose Privacy Week (May 1-May 7).
Apr 24, 2013 11:30am
Jeff Bermant, Founder and CEO of Virtual World Computing, offers a number of tools and tips to provide for safe web browsing and to protect children from victmization, online and off.
Apr 3, 2013 1:00pm
Amy Hebert, Consumer Education Specialist at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, offers the infographic on children and mobile safety, "Keeping Up with Kids' Apps." It includes four things your kid's apps might do -- but might not tell you.

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