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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

Categories: Cyberbullying, Digital Citizenship, iKeepSafe News, Videos

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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Your Online Reputation

Have you ever typed your name into a search engine, curious of what the internet has to say about you? For those of us who have googled ourselves, many have been surprised at just how intimately knowledgeable the web is—“4th grade geography bee champion? How did they know that!” For Milorad Trkulja, he learned the…Continue Reading

Categories: Reputation, Videos

Streaming Movie The Danish Girl (2015)

The Danish Girl (2015) HD Director : Tom Hooper. Producer : Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Anne Harrison, Tom Hooper, Gail Mutrux. Release : November 27, 2015 Country : Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America, Belgium, Denmark. Production Company : Pretty Pictures, Working Title Films, Artémis Productions, Le Tax Shelter du Gouvernement Fédéral de Belgique,…Continue Reading

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What Kids are (Really) Doing Online

Maybe you’ve already heard? It appears that Facebook is losing its groove. A recent survey of 5,200 teenagers found that while 33% called Facebook their “most important” social network in Spring ‘12, by Spring of this year that number had fallen to just 25%. An unofficial survey of the eighth graders in my Cyber Civics…Continue Reading

Categories: Digital Citizenship, Educational Issues, Parenting, Videos

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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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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What Happens When the Students Become the Teachers?

Online safety experts including Nancy Willard, Anne Collier, and Frank Gallagher are long-time advocates for including youths as a part of online safety training programs. The Youth Panels at the recent IBPA and the FOSI conferences also demonstrated how engaged students can be important contributors to online safety discussions. So just what happens when the…Continue Reading

Categories: Cyberbullying, Digital Citizenship, Videos

iKeepSafe Reaches Nearly 25,000 with Educational Videos this Past Month

iKeepSafe’s educational online safety videos have received an impressive number of views this past month—reaching nearly 25,000 educators and families across the country. The videos are also accompanied by curriculum and educational resources to teach the concepts they highlight in an age-appropriate way. iKeepSafe’s Faux Paw videos have received the most number of views, with…Continue Reading

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How to Lose the Love of Your Life with a Couple of Clicks or a Text

The social scene at school is as important to many teens as academics and sports.  That’s why when Net Literacy high school student volunteers teach online safety and discuss how teens can enhance their net reputation, we use actual examples that have happened to us, our friends, or others that we know. We’ve learned that…Continue Reading

Categories: Digital Citizenship, Videos

Marsali Hancock Delivers Keynote Address

The Coleman County Technology Institute invited iKeepSafe CEO & President to give the opening keynote address at their conference last week. The two-day conference, held in Texas, was open to all teachers and administrators and offered over twenty breakout sessions. Ms. Hancock discussed strategies to build a positive digital climate at school. For example, it…Continue Reading

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Robyn Treyvaud Speaks at 21st Century Learning Conference (Video)

iKeepSafe’s Director of Global Initiatives, Robyn Treyvaud, gave the keynote address at this year’s 21st Century Learning Conference. The conference, hosted in Hong Kong, attracts educators from around the globe to interact with ideas and experiences designed to make them better informed and enthused to bring out the best in the digital native learners they…Continue Reading

Categories: Digital Citizenship, Online Security, Videos

What’s Your Story 2012 Video Contest

Trend Micro launched their third annual “What’s Your Story?” contest last week. This international, user-generated video contest addresses three very timely issues of online safety and empowers youth to educate others about staying safe on the web. “What’s Your Story?” challenges anyone 13 and older to create and submit a video that educates their peers…Continue Reading

Categories: Cell Phone, Digital Citizenship, Educational Issues, Reputation, Videos

@#RT: A little bird told me

The number of teen Twitter users has doubled over the last two years, making ethical Twitter use a key topic in students’ digital learning. This week’s iKeepCurrent curriculum focuses on Twitter, its use as a social media, and the responsibility students need to accept when using Twitter. For example: 1) Information shared on Twitter can…Continue Reading

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IKSC Partners Promote IKSC resources for Data Privacy Day

In honor of Data Privacy Day, many of iKeepSafe’s partners highlighted valuable resources on their websites and social media platforms. iKeepSafe was pleased to see that so many of these partners specifically promoted the new resources iKeepSafe created, including: AOL Yahoo! Comcast Cable in the Classroom NCSA Symantec The day successfully raised awareness of privacy…Continue Reading

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Data Privacy Day

Although we’ve been celebrating all week, today is the official Data Privacy Day—a day set apart to promote awareness about privacy practices and protecting personal information online. iKeepSafe created several new resources in honor of Data Privacy Day, including: 2012 Data Privacy Roadmap Press Release (includes list of last year’s major privacy breaches) Data Privacy…Continue Reading

Categories: Cell Phone, Privacy, Videos

Digital Literacy Tour Stops in Pittsburgh, PA

iKeepSafe and Google’s Digital Literacy Tour made another stop yesterday in Pittsburgh, PA. iKeepSafe CEO & President, Marsali Hancock, along with James Hancock, Director of Web Strategy, and Shannon Seeger, Program Associate, conducted three events at the Barack Obama Academy of International Studies specifically for high school teachers, middle school teachers, and parents. One of…Continue Reading

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Generation Safe in the News—Videos

Schools across Utah are excited about iKeepSafe’s new system to help children stay safe with technology. Yesterday, Jacalyn Leavitt, iKeepSafe Founder and Utah’s former first lady, launched Generation Safe— a program aimed help educators and parents navigate the rapidly expanding digital world of their children. And newspapers and news stations have been announcing the good…Continue Reading

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Marsali Hancock Participates in School Webinar

iKeepSafe CEO & President Marsali Hancock is participating in a webinar hosted by Saint Mary’s School tonight. She will be joined by Dr. Allison Buskirk-Cohen, Assistant Professor, Counseling Psychology, Delaware Valley College and Dawn Davis, Director of Academic Counseling and Support, Saint Mary’s School will act as moderater. In the webinar—specifically for St. Mary’s School teachers—Marsali…Continue Reading

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Philanthropy: Be Good For Goodness Sake!

Educators, do your students know where they can search for ways to contribute or for a cause to become involved with? Parents, do your kids understand that the actions they take today create who they will be and how they will think of themselves tomorrow? This week, iKeepCurrent’s curriculum —complete with lessons, learning activities, professional…Continue Reading

Categories: Digital Citizenship, Reputation, Videos

Digital Literacy Tour Stops in Dalles, OR Today

iKeepSafe and Google’s Digital Literacy Tour is making another stop today in Dalles, Oregon today. Amber Lindsay, Director of Development and Outreach for iKeepSafe, will facilitate the event at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center—a gorgeous museum dedicated to the history and flora/fauna of the gorge there. Ms. Lindsay will be joined by Chief Deputy Lane…Continue Reading

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Protecting Children and Schools From Pornography

“Across all media, 23% of children have seen sexual or pornographic images in the past year,” the London School of Economics reports. “While this is much more likely for older teenagers, younger children are more bothered or upset by seeing sexual images. And children are going online at ever younger ages—at an average age of…Continue Reading

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National Cyber Security Alliance’s Department of Education Cybersecurity Forum

What security considerations do you need make to ensure your family’s personal information and finances are protected? What measures can you take to keep yourself and your children safe and secure online? These are questions that Ilene Marto Atiyah, senior advisor of iKeepSafe, will answer today while she participates as a panelist at the National…Continue Reading

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Send an important message with AT&T DriveMode

By Shavonne Jones When AT&T launched its “Txtng & Drivng…It Can Wait” campaign, I had a dream that we could do more. I wanted the company to offer an easy way for drivers, especially teen drivers like my son and nephew, to send a message that would say, “Sorry, I can’t take your call or…Continue Reading

Categories: Cell Phone, Videos

The Porn Identity

If you’re the kind of person who doesn’t want your child’s brain rewired, you probably want to teach them to stay away from internet pornography. Earlier this summer, a psychology blog entitled Cupid’s Poisoned Arrow published a report highlighting recent scientific research on the physiological impacts of internet porn. The study details some of the…Continue Reading

Categories: Educational Issues, Physical Health, Videos

iKeepSafe partners with Webroot to Promote Online Safety and Security Videos

iKeepSafe and Webroot are pleased to announce the launch of a new microsite, iKeepSafe and Webroot have partnered to promote two new Internet safety and security spoof videos. The videos focus on two of the most common spam and link scams that hit inboxes and websites everywhere: male enhancement advertisements and invitations to meet…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe and Fuzebox Host Congress Members to Discuss Cyberbullying

In today’s world, cruelty can be virally pushed to thousands of people in seconds so that a minor disagreement can quickly become mob rule in the eyes of the victim. This new reality requires open, honest discussion and new, inclusive approaches for a modern world. For this reason, iKeepSafe—in partnership with Fuzebox—is inviting all members…Continue Reading

Categories: iKeepSafe News, Legal Issues, Videos

Love at First Like: A New Facemoods Video

Facemoods has created another chapter of their “Adventures from Mood-Town,” a children’s animation series on Internet safety. Like the other videos, Love at First Like encourages children to use social networks safely and responsibly. When kids watch Ushi (the main character in the video) pretend to be someone he’s not, they learn that being themselves…Continue Reading

Categories: Social Networking, Videos

iKeepSafe at ISTE 2011

Cutting edge ideas. Leading experts. Massive showroom. The list could continue—making it easy to see why nearly 20,000 enthusiastic ed tech professionals and corporate representatives (from 60 countries!) are preparing to attend ISTE’s annual five day conference and exposition in Philadelphia. If you’re one of the thousands of attendees, find Marsali Hacock, CEO and president…Continue Reading

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Little Red Riding Mood: Chapter Two

By Yang Tal Facemoods is a web company that creates and delivers fun content, and Facebook applications “Adventures from Mood-Town” is a series we’ve created and published as our way to support the issue of online safety. We hope this series can help parents and educators teach children the importance of acting responsibly online. We…Continue Reading

Categories: Cyberbullying, Digital Citizenship, Educational Issues, Videos

News Update: Trend Micro Announces Contest Winners

By Emily Ensign Since February when I blogged about Trend Micro’s “What’s Your Story?” contest, many of you have probably wondered who would win the $10,000 grand prize. Perhaps some of you even entered the contest or participated by viewing and rating the videos. Finally, the suspense is over. This morning, Trend Micro announced the…Continue Reading

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“Little Red Riding Mood” Teaches Kids Responsible Facebook Surfing

By Yang Tal Yang Tal is a community manager for, a company offering applications and services for Facebook. For a child growing up today, there are plenty of new playgrounds to enter as soon as they open a computer. Real world playgrounds have a very specific design to them. Sure, there are many variations…Continue Reading

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Children Are Smarter Online Than We Think

By Emily Ensign Your breath quickens. Your stomach sinks. And thoughts of banning your children from ALL online activity begin to race through your brain. Sound dramatic? Perhaps. But sometimes parents—understandably—react this way after reading a news article about rampant online predators, after watching a documentary on the prevalence of pornography, or after listening to…Continue Reading

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Trend Micro Launches Online Safety Contest

The Online Safety Files: “What’s Your Story?” Video Contest By Emily Ensign I came across this statistic the other day: 99% of teens use the Internet. Did it shock me? No, it didn’t shock me, and it probably doesn’t shock you. It makes sense since the Internet provides countless opportunities to make and maintain friends…Continue Reading

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FTC Creates ‘Stand Up to Cyberbullying’ Video

Great New Resource Teaches Kids How to Handle Cyberbullying In connection with its Internet safety booklet, Net Cetera (released in 2009), the FTC recently posted a short video called “Stand Up to Cyberbullying.” This is a great tool to teach your children or students to be kind online and stand up for bullying victims. The…Continue Reading

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Stop. Think. Connect.

Teach Children to be Cyber Smart Looking for a clever way to teach your children to be cyber smart? EMC Corporation and its security division RSA recently posted “Stop. Think. Connect” — a video that teaches children to exercise their cyber smarts while surfing the web. This video features Jason Wise, an eighth grade Social…Continue Reading

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Safety Videos On Demand Launch in MD

AG Gansler, iKeepSafe, and Comcast Partnership Today iKeepSafe, Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler and Comcast announced the launch of new Comcast On Demand Internet safety videos in Maryland. Three new videos, directed to elementary school, middle school and high school children, explore the risks associated with the Internet and encourage parents to become involved in…Continue Reading

Categories: Online Security, Videos

Digital Literacy Video: Steering Clear of Cyber Tricks

  ‘Be Smart With Your Clicks to Avoid Nasty Tricks’ This video teaches how to recognize and steer clear of tricks online. It is the fourth in the YouTube Digital Literacy video series. The video presents the following tips to avoid being scammed online: “Be smart with your clicks to avoid nasty tricks.” If it…Continue Reading

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New Study: Too Much Internet Use Fuels Depression

Balance Real Life With Screen Time People who spend a large amount of time browsing the Net “report high levels of depressive symptoms,” according to British scientists at the University of Leeds. The researchers studied the Internet use and depression levels of 1,319 Britons between age 16 and 51. Leeds psychologists were unable to determine whether…Continue Reading

Categories: Balance, Videos

PBS Frontline’s ‘Digital Nation’ Airs Tonight

Documentary Looks at the Good and Bad of Today’s Connected Technologies PBS Frontline will broadcast its “Digital Nation: Life on the Virtual Frontier” tonight at 9 p.m. EST. According to the PBS Web site, the 90-minute program, which is produced, co-written and co-hosted by Rachel Dretzin, analyzes “how digital technology is changing almost every aspect…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe Digital Media Literacy Videos Now in Arabic

Two iKeepSafe videos are now available in Arabic. These two videos, which can be viewed below, are part of the the YouTube Digital Literacy video series. To view these videos in English, please click here. To visit iKeepSafe’s YouTube channel, please click here. Thanks for viewing!   ——- Technorati Tags: YouTube,Internet Safety,Internet Security,Digital media,Arabic,Google,Privacy

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Active Video Games an Antidote to Obesity

Study Shows Video Games Can be Used in Healthy Ways Access to connected technologies is a vital part of the modern world and an important tool in the education of our children. In addition, it is a highly entertaining and informative medium. However, these very qualities also make it an enticing escape for many children.…Continue Reading

Categories: Physical Health, Videos

NCSA Video Teaches How to be a Thoughtful and Safe Digital Citizen

  Ten Tips Provided The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) has created a new video called “Don’t be a Billy” that teaches how to be a thoughtful and safe digital citizen. The video includes 10 tips about how to accomplish this: Keep anti-virus and anti-malware software up to date. Use a spam filter. Activate your…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe, Attorney General Hood and Comcast Corporation Unveil Internet Safety Video Available On Demand

General Hood also Recognized for Efforts to Keep Mississippi Children Safe and Healthy Online  iKeepSafe joined with Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood and Comcast Corporation this morning to present a wonderful new video that teaches parents and children the importance of online safety. The video was featured during a press conference at General Hood’s office.This…Continue Reading

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President Obama Promotes NCSAM in YouTube Video

Cyber Security Stressed, Safety Tips Provided In this video President Obama speaks about our shared responsibility to keep the Internet safe and secure. He also provides specific cyber security tips. We thank President Obama for his efforts to educate the nation on the importance of cyber security. Each of us shares in the responsibility to…Continue Reading

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Faux Paw Videos Teach Young Students Internet Safety, Download Risks and How to Handle Cyber-Bullying

Videos Attracted Over 30,000 Views in September! In September over 30,000 people viewed the iKeepSafe videos depicting Faux Paw the Techno Cat®.These videos teach young students the importance of protecting their personal information online, being good digital citizens, balancing their screen time with offline activities, avoiding and managing cyber bullies, and the security and ethical…Continue Reading

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Video| iKeepSafe: Faux Paw and the Dangerous Download

Book Four in the Faux Paw Series Teach children the importance of information ownership and copyright, and that common sense will help them to keep safe their computers and their integrity. In Faux Paw’s new adventure, the Web-surfing Techno Cat learns that downloading is a great way to get information . . . if it’s…Continue Reading

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Attorney General Abbott Launches “On-Demand” Cyber Safety Video

Joint effort with Texas Cable Association educates Texas parents and children about online dangers HOUSTON – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today joined with the Texas Cable Association and the Internet Keep Safe Coalition to launch a new video that teaches children and parents about online safety. For the next three to four months, cable…Continue Reading

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Video| Digital Reputation: Montana City Requires Social Networking Login Information from Potential Employees

Help Your Child Develop an Online Reputation that is an Asset Rather than a Liability From article: “It has now become standard procedure for many employers to sit down with Google and cyberstalk potential employees, while the more savvy hunt down Facebook profiles and Twitter feeds. The city of Bozeman Montana, however, has decided…Continue Reading

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