Now, even our vehicles – essential parts of our day-to-day lives – are connected to the internet, and while cars’ collection, storage and use of data can help make life more convenient and efficient, they also present security and privacy risks. It’s important to know what information our cars collect, how they use our data and how we can manage our privacy and identities in a growing connected car landscape.
#CyberAware is a family-friendly newsletter from the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). This month, we’re sharing resources to help you be safer online this tax season, tips to consider before purchasing a mobile phone for your child and recent online safety news.
We must protect our children until we teach them the basics of online security. Here are some tools that can help you make the internet a safer place for your kids.
Before you add a device to your home network, take into account these tips so that you can rest easy knowing your smart home is more secure.
@RSAConference and @STOPTHNKCONNECT hosted a Twitter chat live from RSA Conference about best practices for teaching kids about online safety, security and privacy in an always-on connected world, or the Internet of Me.
#CyberAware is a monthly newsletter – created for parents – by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). This month, we’re sharing resources to help you promote a better internet for Safer Internet Day (and year-round!) along with recent online safety news.
In an effort to examine internet users’ behaviors toward and interactions with others, Microsoft recently developed the Digital Civility Index (DCI). We spoke with Jacqueline Beauchere, Microsoft’s chief online safety office, to learn more about the index and Microsoft’s work in promoting digital civility globally.
Feb. 7 is Safer Internet Day, an international education and awareness-raising effort spanning more than 100 countries and led in the United States by ConnectSafely.org. Join @STOPTHNKCONNECT to discuss this initiative to make the internet and the world a better place. We’ll talk about the Day, what it means and how you can get involved in uniting for a better, kinder internet. Use #ChatSTC to join!
The Federal Trade Commission is hosting a prize competition called the Internet of Things Home Inspector Challenge. The FTC is asking people to come up with a technical solution to guard against security vulnerabilities in software on smart devices connected to their homes.