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10.12013

Savvy Cyber Kids receives Boots-on-the-Ground Cyber Education Support in local communities through Booz Allen Hamilton partnership

ATLANTA, Oct. 01 /CSRwire/ - Children today are exposed to connected technology, such as iPhones, Android tablets, and other computing technology, before they can walk. Savvy Cyber Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to teaching our youngest learners Internet safety before they go online, today announced a partnership with Booz Allen Hamilton to provide cyber security awareness programs to pre-k through lower elementary school students in communities across the United States. In support of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2013, Booz Allen Hamilton looked for a unique way to help spread the message of cyber security awareness in the communities where [...]

9.302013

Cyber security awareness for 11,000 preschool aged children result of new partnership

ATLANTA, Sep. 30 /CSRwire/ - Savvy Cyber Kids today announced a partnership with Mom Trusted through which cyber security awareness education materials will be distributed to 11,000 preschool aged children. In support of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), Savvy Cyber Kids and Mom Trusted provided a kit of supplies that included materials to bring the concepts of cyber safety, privacy, and ethics straight to our youngest online participants. “The first time a parent hands a child an iPad or smartphone is the point when parents should start reading the Savvy Cyber Kids picture books to their children just as [...]

3.192013

Savvy Cyber Kids announces partnership with U.S. Department of Homeland Security Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign

ATLANTA, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Savvy Cyber Kids announced today that it has joined the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign's National Network, forming a partnership that will promote cybersecurity awareness to children nationwide. The Campaign will help provide Savvy Cyber Kids with tools and resources to help raise awareness about online dangers and the importance of cybersecurity among young children before they become active online citizens. This partnership builds on the two organizations' efforts to highlight curriculum resources available to communities, as well as to promote cyber awareness and educate America's youth about safer online practices. [...]

10.42012

Savvy Cyber Kids brings the National Cyber Security Awareness Month theme “Our Shared Responsibility” to our youngest learners

Atlanta, GA October 4, 2012 - In support of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), Savvy Cyber Kids is releasing a new resource to help bring home the message of Our Shared Responsibility to our youngest learners. Today, Savvy Cyber Kids launched a Savvy Cyber Kids themed STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ awareness poster at the 11th Annual Cyberethics, Cybersafety, and Cybersecurity (C3) Conference hosted at the University of Maryland. Many States require inclusion of computers in the curriculum of state funded pre-K programs. Other preschools and pre-K programs utilize iPads or other tablets to enhance learning in the classroom. Now, a [...]

7.92012

Savvy Cyber Kids, Inc. and McAfee launch preschool cyber safety campaign in Georgia

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Savvy Cyber Kids, Inc., an Atlanta based nonprofit focused on teaching children safety before they go online, today announced that McAfee has selected Savvy Cyber Kids, Inc. to provide cyber safety awareness materials to all Georgia Preschool and Pre-K programs. “As technology evolves, so do the threats to our children,” said Ben Halpert, Founder and President of Savvy Cyber Kids, Inc. “The Internet puts our children front and center to all forms of threats, from cyber bullying to online predators. Teaching children appropriate responses to potential situations they may encounter as they learn to navigate online must start as [...]

10.132011

Cyber bullying epidemic meets its greatest challenge

Cyber bullying epidemic meets its greatest challenge: Award-winning author, Ben Halpert, brings the Savvy Cyber Kids back in their newest adventure – The Defeat of the Cyber Bully Today marks a turning point for the cyber bully epidemic. The nonprofit organization, Savvy Cyber Kids is pleased to announce the launch of a cyber bully awareness, prevention, and response curriculum that is targeted towards our youngest learners called The Savvy Cyber Kids at Home: The Defeat of the Cyber Bully. Teachers, concerned parents, and adult caregivers alike can now leverage the ground breaking publication, along with free supporting resources, to take [...]

10.152010

Savvy Cyber Kids keeps parents ahead of the dangers of the social network world

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 15, 2010 October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and Savvy Cyber Kids, Inc., an Atlanta based 501c3, teaches parents what they need to know to keep their kids safe online. With the movie The Social Network still number one at the box office, movie goers are learning how important connections are between people, both online and off. Creating, reviving, and maintaining connections with individuals are the real draw to social networks such as Facebook. Ben Halpert, Founder and President of the nonprofit Savvy Cyber Kids, explains Facebook privacy issues. “While there are precautions we can [...]