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 [...]

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 [...]

Want to engage more with your grandchildren? Get on Instagram!

2018-10-13T20:03:27+00:00 June 28, 2018|Blog|

Sometimes you just have to meet folks where they are at. And, your grandchildren, where are they? Geography aside, they are at Instagram, among other social media platforms. That's the beauty of technology, your grandkids could be living down the street from you or a continent away, Instagram doesn’t care. [...]

So, Your Kid Wants To Be The Next YouTube Billionaire…

2018-10-13T20:04:26+00:00 April 28, 2018|Blog|

By Jennifer Geller, Savvy Cyber Kids Contributor Odds are your kid is enthusiastically following a YouTube sensation, maybe even one that is closer to their age than yours. These vloggers film themselves playing multiplayer games like Minecraft or Roblox, reviewing toys, random products or just acting silly to attract attention [...]

The Real You vs. Social Media You: How Social Media Is Shaping People’s Perception Of You

2018-10-13T20:04:54+00:00 April 8, 2018|Blog|

No need to wait for a new year to roll around for a little introspection that can always be a helpful and healthful approach to making positive changes in your life. Maybe you are taking some time to take stock of the past and to make plans for the future. [...]