Rebecca Kielty is a summer intern with the Family Online Safety Institute. She is a graduate student in the Communication, Culture and Technology (CCT) MA program at Georgetown University, with a focus in privacy. Rebecca earned her BA in English Literature from the University of South Florida Saint Petersburg in 2010.
June is racing by, how have you celebrated Internet Safety Month? Coming into its twelfth year, Internet Safety Month has been an opportunity to stop children from being victimized in online spaces. A group of companies and organizations, including FOSI, Google, and the National Cyber Security Alliance, are using this month the teach best practices to keep your family safe on the internet.
Summer is a great time to take a break from our devices. But when children are away from home, maybe for the first time, staying in touch is important.Some camps have a no phones or electronic devices policy. What can you do to stay in touch while getting the benefits of a tech-lite summer? Here are a few tips to follow this summer: