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Learning Genie Earns iKeepSafe California Privacy Badge

Learning Genie has been awarded an iKeepSafe California Privacy badge in recognition of their alignment with iKeepSafe’s program guidelines surrounding California student privacy law. Learning Genie is a cross-platform app that enables early childhood educators to easily create portfolios and conduct assessments with customizable early learning framework and assessment tools, such as DRDP2015. Learning Genie…Continue Reading

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Chateau Meddybemps Earns iKeepSafe COPPA Privacy Badge

Chateau Meddybemps® has been awarded the iKeepSafe COPPA badge in recognition of their alignment with iKeepSafe’s guidelines surrounding the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). As part of this achievement, Chateau Meddybemps will display the iKeepSafe COPPA Assessment badge and COPPA Safe Harbor seal to identify that the product has been proactively and independently assessed…Continue Reading

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Kirk Marlowe Receives Outstanding Service and Leadership Award

download full film Patriots Day iKeepSafe is pleased to present the Outstanding Service and Leadership Award to Kirk Marlowe for his dedicated work promoting digital citizenship. Since 1989, Major Marlowe has served in the state police as a trooper and special agent, an Academy sergeant, lieutenant, and as a division commander for the High Tech…Continue Reading

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SchoolMessenger Communicate from West’s Education Group Earns iKeepSafe Privacy FERPA Badge

SchoolMessenger Communicate from West Corporation’s Education group has received the FERPA privacy badge in recognition of its alignment with iKeepSafe’s FERPA guidelines. SchoolMessenger Communicate (and its related InfoCenter app) are tools that help educational agencies and districts deliver school notifications and emergency alerts to parents by text message, voice call, email, and other means. iKeepSafe’s…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe Fellows and Interns 2016

Klaira Beaudet, Criminal Justice Fellow Klaira is a recent graduate of California State University, Fullerton with a B.A. in Criminal Justice, she is passionate about helping people, especially women and children. For the last two years of her college career, Klaira served as a Resident Advisor for CSUF’s on-campus housing where she was able to gain…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe and Harvard Berkman Center Release Privacy Curriculum

Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download Today’s youth are increasingly living their lives online. What happens offline is reflected in the digital world, and vice-versa. Because our culture is becoming more and more digital, it is increasingly impossible to avoid participation in the digital environment. In the same way that it is essential…Continue Reading

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EdProtect Earns iKeepSafe FERPA Privacy Badge

March 10, 2016–iKeepSafe™, a leading digital safety and privacy nonprofit, announced that it will be awarding a FERPA privacy badge to EdProtect, a product of Education Framework Inc. Education Framework is a technology company that creates digital tools that facilitate safe and private student data management. EdProtect will be the third product to receive this…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe Presents at FETC

Today, iKeepSafe Vice President of Policy and Communications Alan Simpson is presenting at the Future of Education Technology (FETC) Conference in Orlando Florida. For over three decades, FETC has brought together more than 8,500 education leaders and technology experts to exchange techniques and strategies for teaching and learning success. Renowned worldwide for its outstanding program,…Continue Reading

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Gold Country CETPA Winter Meeting & Student Data Privacy Workshop

iKeepSafe, in partnership with Gold Country CETPA Regional Group, the U.S. Department of Education Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), the California Attorney General Office of Privacy Education and Policy, and the California Department of Education, is hosting a free student data privacy hands-on workshop for K-12 leaders. The workshop is today, January 8, 2016 from…Continue Reading

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Have a Digital New Year!

In case you missed it, below is iKeepSafe’s December Newsletter. Be sure to subscribe to our mailing list for future updates. IKS NEWS: DECEMBER 2015 Cyberbalance in a Digital Culture Last month, iKeepSafe released a new study showing that both children and adults struggle to maintain a healthy balance with their digital devices. Cyberbalance in…Continue Reading

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Nancy Gifford Presents at Legacy Explorations Symposium

Nancy Gifford, iKeepSafe Senior Director of Law and Policy, is presenting today at the Legacy Explorations Symposium at Eastern Connecticut University.   The Symposium is attended by sixth graders from several towns in Connecticut and also features Rabbi Lazowski and principal Thanh Nguyn. Rabbi Lazowski will share his gripping story as a child survivor of the…Continue Reading

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IKS CEO PRESENTS AT SAFER INTERNET FORUM IN MOSCOW, RUSSIA

Today, iKeepSafe CEO and President Marsali Hancock is presenting at the 5th annual Safer Internet Forum in Moscow, Russia. The first Safer Internet Forum was launched in 2009 by the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation as part of the ‘Safer Internet in Russia Year’. Marsali will join other leading experts…Continue Reading

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2014 Google Policy Fellowship Deadline: April 14, 2014

College students, are you looking for an amazing summer job? Google is launching its 7th annual Google Policy Fellowship, connecting undergraduate and graduate students of all disciplines with organizations working at the forefront of timely issues like government surveillance, data security, patent reform, copyright, free expression and open access to information. iKeepSafe is proud to…Continue Reading

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IKS Featured on Comcast Newsmakers (Video)

Recently, iKeepSafe was invited to discuss the growing issues around protecting student data on the national Comcast Newsmakers program. In the video, Nancy Gifford, iKeepSafe Senior Director of Law and Policy, discusses the ways schools are using technology to enhance classroom learning and how this impacts the schools’ role as a steward of the students’…Continue Reading

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IKS Presents at ‘Child Online Protection Strategy Framework Workshop for Zambia’

iKeepSafe Senior Director of Law and Policy Nancy Gifford is speaking at the “Child Online Protection Strategy: Framework workshop for Zambia” tomorrow. The conference is being hosted in Livingstone, Zambia from March 26-28, 2014, to develop a national strategy framework on Child Online Protection (COP) in the country. The workshop was organized by the International Multilateral Partnership…Continue Reading

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IKS Presenting at CoSN 2014 Annual Conference

        Today, iKeepSafe Compliance Advisor Linnette Attai and Senior Director of Law and Policy Nancy Gifford are presenting at CoSN’s 2014 Annual Conference in Washington DC. Specifically, their session focuses on the growing issue of protecting student data and privacy, particularly with the adoption of cloud technologies, longitudinal data systems and the…Continue Reading

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Huntington Beach City School District hosts BEaPRO™ Workshop

Huntington Beach City School District is hosting  an IKS award-winning BEaPRO™ Workshop this evening for over 200 parents and students. Glen Warren, Vice President of the California School Library Association (CSLA) and teacher-librarian, will be presenting. The workshop materials identify the core competencies and skills that must be addressed for youth to thrive and succeed…Continue Reading

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5 Steps to Begin Managing Your Digital Footprint

In honor of Data Privacy Day, iKeepSafe Compliance Advisor Linnette Attai explained five steps for managing your digital footprint. “It’s the start of a new year – a time to look at our habits with fresh eyes, make positive changes and tackle life with renewed energy and enthusiasm.   It’s also a great time to take…Continue Reading

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Marsali Hancock invited to present at 53rd Annual CETPA Conference

Today, iKeepSafe CEO and President Marsali Hancock was invited to present at the 53rd Annual CETPA Conference in Pasadena, California. This year’s theme, Enhancing Education through Innovation reflects CETPA’s commitment to forward thinking ideas and meaningful change in the lives of students and educators alike. The Conference features quality sessions, dynamic keynotes, great exhibitors, and…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe Invited to Present at the Fall CUE Conference

Linnette Attai, iKeepSafe Compliance Advisor and President and Founder of Playwell, Inc., was invited to present Building a Successful BYOD Program, A New Paradigm for the Education Community at the Fall CUE Conference today. This white paper is the product of a roundtable of nationally recognized thought leaders gathered by iKeepSafe to explore building a…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe BEaPRO™ Business

Feaured today in USA Today, iKeepSafe BEaPRO™ Business helps small businesses ask the right questions, hire the right people and prevent cyber flare-ups despite their resource gaps. Specifically, it outlines next steps to reduce fears and bring you closer to embracing these Six Pillars of Cyber Security Leadership: Pillar 1: Business Compliance What are we…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe Participates in EDUsummit 2013

Most of us would agree that the word “citizenship” has traditionally been tied to geographical location; people used to simply participate in whatever society they were born into. In contrast, modern technologies like telephones, television, and most of all, the internet, now allow individuals to access information from around the world—in real time—despite being thousands…Continue Reading

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Why is iKeepSafe Collaborating to Teach Students about Creative Content Online?

SHORT ANSWER: because students need it. Knowing how to create, collaborate, and share responsibly are twenty-first century skills. And, Teacher-Librarians are the best prepared to teach it. NOT-AS-SHORT ANSWER: iKeepSafe is a 501c3, non-profit focused on helping children thrive in the digital environment. Since 2005, we have created educational content and experiences to help youth…Continue Reading

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‘Cell Phone Smart’ to be Highlighted at Washington Nationals Baseball Game this Saturday

Washington D.C. – This Saturday, September 21, 2013, is Child Cyber Safety Night at Nationals Park. In honor of their involvement in creating a safer digital environment for children, Deputy Attorney General James Cole and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Administrator Bob Listenbee will be presented with the Spirit Award Recognition before…Continue Reading

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BEaPRO Mobile™: Connect with Confidence workshops highlighted on Verizon Wireless News Center

iKeepSafe’s award winning BEaPRO Mobile™: Connect with Confidence workshops are currently featured on Verizon Wireless’ News Center.  Since its inception back in April, the program has continued to expand and teach hundreds of parents about digital literacy. These workshops have empowered parents to teach their children how to use technology in a safe and healthy…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe Launches New Parent Toolkit

iKeepSafe launched its Parent Toolkit last Friday at an event hosted by the Utah Foster Care Foundation in Murray. “You are the first generation of parents that have to deal with digital devices,” iKeepSafe founder Jackie Leavitt told a room full of foster parents and their children. “We’re putting at the fingertips of parents the…Continue Reading

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Download Movie Naked (2017)

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Streaming Movie The Danish Girl (2015)

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Chocolate City: Vegas (2017) HD Director : – Writer : Jean-Claude La Marre. Producer : Jean-Claude La Marre. Release : September 17, 2017 Country : United States of America. Runtime : 76 Genre : Drama. Synopsis Watch Chocolate City: Vegas Full Movie Online Free. Movie ‘Chocolate City: Vegas’ was released in September 17, 2017 in…Continue Reading

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BEaPRO™ Presentation: Tincher K-8 Preparatory School

Tincher K-8 Preparatory was the next school to host iKeepSafe, Verizon and CSLA’S BEaPRO™ Mobile: Connect with Confidence workshop. Watch the video below for comments from Staci Loveridge, mother of four, and Nina Jackson, Tincher’s teacher librarian.  

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Faux Paw makes a visit to the University of Maryland

Every year Faux Paw the Techno Cat makes her journey to the University of Maryland for their Maryland Day event. The University invited the 105,000 participants who attended to “explore our world of fearless ideas.” “Maryland Day is a terrific opportunity for families to experience the joys of discovery, as they peek over the shoulders…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe, Verizon Foundation, and CSLA hold first BEaPRO™ Mobile: Connect with Confidence Workshop

Over 200+ people were in attendance last week at iKeepSafe and the Verizon Foundation’s first BE a PRO™ Mobile: Connect with Confidence workshop at McPherson K-8 Magnet school. Parents and their children came to the workshop to learn all about digital literacy. At the same time, iKeepSafe and the Verizon Foundation wanted  to recognize the…Continue Reading

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It’s Time to BEaPRO™

Last summer, iKeepSafe’s dynamic CEO and president, Marsali Hancock, shared some exciting news with us…  after years of gathering credible research from a wide-ranging constituency of experts (from law enforcement officials to cyber security professionals to media scholars and more), iKeepSafe could confidently define a previously indefinable term: “digital literacy.” Now before you nod off,…Continue Reading

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Husband and Wife, Glen and Elizabeth Warren, each nominated for Teacher of the County Awards

ARLINGTON, VA—April 22, 2013— iKeepSafe congratulates Glen and Elizabeth Warren for the rare, once in a lifetime event of both winning Teacher of the Year for the school, district and are now nominated for their counties. Glen has been nominated for California’s Orange Unified School District and Beth for the Saddleback Unified School District. “Both…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe welcomes Lesley Farmer as an Education Advisor

ARLINGTON, VA –April 9, 2013 – iKeepSafe is pleased to announce the addition of Lesley Farmer to its advisory board. Dr. Lesley Farmer, Professor at California State University Long Beach, coordinates the Librarianship program there. She earned her M.S. in Library Science at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and received her doctorate in…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe holds Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Working Group; White Paper to be Released at ISTE 2013

ARLINGTON, VA— (April 4, 2013)— Under the direction of Glen Warren, Teacher Librarian and CSLA Vice President – Governmental Relations, iKeepSafe and key industry leaders from across the nation came together to participate in a working group titled, “Exploring BYOD: Civil Liberties, Access, and Expanded COPPA Rules.” Marsali Hancock, President and CEO of iKeepSafe, understands…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe adds Maria Cristina Caballero as a Hispanic Community Advisor

ARLINGTON, VA—March 12, 2013— iKeepSafe is pleased to announce the addition of Maria Cristina Caballero to its Advisory Board. Ms. Maria Cristina Caballero is President and founder of DIALOGUE ON DIVERSITY, INC., a non-profit educational organization actively promoting constructive dialogue regarding issues of public policy affecting the Hispanic and other ethnic communities in the U.S.,…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe addresses the Latino community about Online Safety (VIDEO)

iKeepSafe President and CEO Marsali Hancock recently participated in a panel discussion entitled, “Online Privacy and Cybersecurity; why it matters?” at the League of United Latin American Citizens’ (LULAC) 16th Annual National Conference. “I know everyone here is a leader in your community, that’s why you came; you’re in a leadership role and have a…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe receives generous donation from Kaspersky Lab

A few days ago iKeepSafe announced its partnership with Kaspersky Lab, the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions. Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and Founder of Kaspersky Lab, presented the generous donation of $23,460 to Marsali Hancock, iKeepSafe’s President and CEO, at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. Below are a few photos from…Continue Reading

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An Industry on the Move – iKeepSafe in New York

February has been a busy month for those who have a stake in creating content and marketing for children.  In New York alone there were no less than 5 different conferences over the course of 2 short weeks.  Some were combined with others, but even so, it seemed like a record for the industry.  Although…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe Joins Department of Homeland Security’s Stop.Think.Connect™ National Network

ARLINGTON, VA— (February 21,2013)— iKeepSafe is pleased to join the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Stop.Think.Connect. National Network, comprised of not-for-profit groups and organizations that advocate and promote cybersecurity. Established by the Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign, the National Network aims to spread cyber security awareness across the country to people of all ages. The network facilitates grassroots…Continue Reading

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IKEEPSAFE WELCOMES DR. SALMA ABBASI AS A SENIOR STRATEGIC ADVISOR

ARLINGTON, VA—Feb. 14, 2013— iKeepSafe is thrilled to announce the addition of Dr. Salma Abbasi as a Senior Strategic Advisor. Dr. Abbasi started her career in 1981 in Silicon Valley as a design engineer for AMD and rapidly progressed holding a series of diverse executive management positions in Fortune 500 companies in fields ranging from…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe Celebrates Safer Internet Day 2013

iKeepSafe is participating with others around the globe for Insafe’s 10th Annual Safer Internet Day.  This year’s theme is online rights and responsibilities, with the slogan of ‘connect with respect.’ The responsibility of making the internet a safer place, is the responsibility of everyone. Google’s Safer Internet Day event is being held at the National…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe plays a pivotal role in Data Privacy Day 2013

iKeepSafe joined others around the globe and celebrated Data Privacy Day earlier this week. The day’s theme was respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust, and actually lasted for two days—not just one. iKeepSafe CEO and President Marsali Hancock spoke on the second day of the event, focusing her remarks on how individuals are emotionally…Continue Reading

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State of the Net Conference Discusses The Internet’s Future

Members of Congress, government policy makers, and other key tech industry players, gathered together at the Hyatt Regency, January 22-23, to both network and discuss key policy issues facing the state of the Internet, at the 9th Annual State of the Net Conference in Washington D.C. Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo was Tuesday’s keynote speaker. She…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe Launches iKeepSafe Espanol Twitter

iKeepSafe recently launched a new Spanish Twitter page, making our resources available to parents, educators, and youth of the Latin community. “La comunidad latina consiste de una gran parte de nuestra cultura aquí en los Estados Unidos. Nuestra misión aquí en iKeepSafe es la de proteger a todos, sobre todo nuestros jóvenes, de las cosas…Continue Reading

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Panel Discusses Changes to the COPPA Rule

iKeepSafe joined industry leaders, other non-profits, and representatives from the Federal Trade Commission last Thursday at the Family Online Safety Initiative’s panel discussion at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Rick Quaresima, of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) began by explaining the three main changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA): who…Continue Reading

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MARSALI HANCOCK SPEAKS ABOUT CYBERBULLING ON DC PUBLIC SAFETY RADIO SHOW

DC Public Safety radio show host Leonard Sipes invited Marsali Hancock, CEO and President of iKeepSafe, to speak on the show about several media related issues pertaining to children. Sipes and Hancock discussed how individuals can prevent, detect, and appropriately respond to these cyber issues. “In the world in which we live, the biggest challenge…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe Adds Linnette Attai to its Advisory Board

ARLINGTON, VA—Dec 4, 2012— iKeepSafe is delighted to announce the addition of Linnette Attai to its Advisory Board. Linnette is a media and marketing compliance executive with extensive expertise navigating regulatory and self-regulatory environments surrounding advertising, marketing, content, privacy, safety and ethical concerns. Since 2000, her primary area of focus has been the multi-billion dollar…Continue Reading

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