Looking for Parental Control and Security Tools?

2018-10-29T19:18:27+00:00 November 7, 2018|Blog|

From the Savvy Cyber Kids point-of-view we—parents, grandparents, educators and any adult who cares for a young person—have a responsibility to digitally parent and raise cyber aware kids. Their safety, if not their lives, depends on it. There is no one-stop shop set of rules for digitally parenting. Every family [...]

Ben Halpert Featured in Cyberbullying Article in the Atlanta Jewish Times

2018-10-15T16:09:05+00:00 October 14, 2018|Blog|

Ben Halpert is a man on a mission: to educate and empower today’s digital citizens in the workplace, at schools and at home. By day, he is the VP of Risk and Corporate Security at Ionic Security Inc. bringing his global experience in Risk Management, Cyber Security, Physical  Security, Audit, [...]

Digital Parenting: The Critical Thinking Skills Kids Need in The Age of Fake News

2018-10-15T16:09:16+00:00 October 7, 2018|Blog|

These days information comes at us fast and furious. So quickly, that we easily come face-to-face with videos, articles, blog posts and websites that look real and feel authentic, but are fake or at least distorted. Too many of us—no matter what our political leaning—have been victim to misinformation and [...]

What One Mom Learned From Maintaining Her Daughters Snapchat Streaks

2018-10-13T20:00:43+00:00 September 28, 2018|Blog|

By Jennifer Geller, Savvy Cyber Kids Contributor “Hey Mom, Can You Maintain My Streaks?” If your child has gone on a school trip or went away for summer camp, and no devices were allowed, this may be a familiar question to you. The bigger question is, would you agree to [...]

Momo Viral Challenge

2018-10-13T20:01:10+00:00 September 7, 2018|Blog|

NOT A GAME: The Momo Viral Challenge Not that long ago, we warned you about the Blue Whale Challenge, an online ‘game’ that ends in its participants committing suicide based on game instructions. Circulating right now across Facebook, YouTube and WhatsApp is another similarly dangerous game – The Momo Challenge. [...]

What We Can Learn From Celebrities on Social Media

2018-10-13T20:01:25+00:00 August 28, 2018|Blog|

Thanks to social media, fans and critics alike have access to celebrities’ lives -- or at least, the version of their lives that celebrities choose to curate online. It’s an insider’s viewpoint that before the advent of social media was simply not possible. Today’s celebrities post on Instagram, share on [...]