The Stay Safe Online Blog

Jan 29, 2013 8:00am
Consumers today cannot avoid all risks, but there are a number of practical steps they can take to minimize the threats of viruses, credit card fraud and identity theft.
Jan 25, 2013 11:00am
We joined STOP. THINK. CONNECT., Data Privacy Day, Intel, Matt Ivester for a Twitter Chat on Data Privacy Day. We also talked about Ivester's book, "LOL...OMG What Every Student Needs to Know About Online Reputation Management, Digital Citizenship and Cyberbullying." Here's a partial transcript.
Jan 25, 2013 6:15am
Every day, kids face a myriad of online decisions- which friend requests to accept, whether to forward time-limited and self-destructing images (have you heard of Snapchat?), whether to talk to someone online they don't know, even whether to join classmates in bullying someone.
Jan 24, 2013 8:00am
With the rise of big data come big challenges, including how to deal with increasingly challenging privacy issues. To help protect information, which has become the currency of the 21st century, here are 10 resolutions for your enterprise to adopt in 2013.
Jan 18, 2013 8:30am
Data Privacy Day is approaching, and as part of our awareness campaign, we wanted to review some of the best practices for safe password selection and management. It is surprising but true that even in today’s security-conscious environment, the word “password” and the sequence “123456” remain some of the most common passwords!
Jan 17, 2013 1:05pm
We recently joined STOP. THINK. CONNECT. (@STOPTHNKCONNECT), Data Privacy Day (@DataPrivacyDay) and Reputation.com (@Reputation_Com) for a Twitter chat about privacy and online reputation ahead of Data Privacy Day (#dpd13), which is on January 28th. Here's a partial transcript of the chat.
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am
The Manti Te'o scandal raises important questions about online reputation, privacy, and creating relationships online.
Jan 10, 2013 8:00am
The Safer Online Teen Challenge is a contest where teens can teach others how to stay safer online by creating a song, video, skit or other original work.
Jan 7, 2013 11:00am
Getting a backup can be a hard thing to do because you don't know where to start. But don't give up just yet!
Jan 1, 2013 9:00am
One of our goals at the National Cyber Security Alliance is to empower people with tools and resources to stay safer online. So we’ve created a list of five, easy New Year’s resolutions so that everyone can have a safe and secure 2013. And we promise, these won’t be nearly as hard as losing those extra pounds!

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