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2011-11-17 02:01:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest edition of the Norton Online Family Report sheds new light on the realities and risks of growing up in the digital age. This year's report identifies the new issue of "cyberbaiting," a growing phenomenon where kids taunt their teachers, then capture the distressed reactions via cell phone videos. In addition, the report reveals a surprisingly high number of kids taking liberties with their parents' credit cards for shopping...

2011-10-26 10:40:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Knowledge Delivery Systems, a provider of strategic professional development solutions for teachers, schools and districts, has developed two new courses on Internet safety and cyberbullying as part of its online professional development suite of products. The first course, "Cyber Savvy: Promoting Students' Safe and Civil Internet Practice," will offer teachers, including educational technology professionals, librarians, health teachers and others,...

2011-09-26 10:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704) today released the findings of its Global Consumer Technology Use and Security Study. Conducted across seven countries including Australia, Brazil, France, India, Japan, the U.K., and the U.S., the survey asked 1,419 parents on how their kids access the Internet and the steps they take to protect and educate them about staying safe online. Overall, the survey revealed that even though...

2011-08-31 16:06:00

SAN BRUNO, Calif., Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SocialShield, the leading online monitoring service for kids social networking activities, has received special Certificate of Congressional Recognition from the office of U.S. Congressman John Campbell in recognition of "Outstanding Work in Improving Internet Safety for Children." SocialShield scans, analyzes and reports what parents can't see in their child's social network activity by monitoring on their own. The company brings...

2011-08-24 08:30:00

National Consumers League educating consumers on the universe of parental control technologies WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As millions of children across the country kick off a new school year this month, family schedules will return once again to classes, homework, and busy after-school routines. Many working parents may be concerned with how their kids will be using the TV, the Internet, or one of the many wireless devices at kids' disposal. Costs, appropriate...

2011-08-15 07:00:00

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health issues the 2011 report of the top 10 health concerns for kids; internet safety and sexting join drug abuse, obesity, smoking as top child health problems in eyes of public ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adults rate drug abuse and childhood obesity as the top health concerns for kids in their communities, according to the fifth annual survey of the top 10 health concerns for kids conducted by the...

2011-06-14 07:31:00

WALTHAM, Mass., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WhatsWhat.me - the most safe, secure, kids' social network for kids ages 7-13 - announces its upcoming presentation at CE Week's Internet Safety Symposium on June 23rd in NYC by Director of Internet Safety, Katie LeClerc Greer. Greer, a law enforcement and Internet safety expert, will showcase the patent-pending technologies -- biometric facial recognition, grade-based separation, anti-bullying tools, among others -- that make WhatsWhat.me...

2011-06-01 09:13:00

Free Online Educational Resource, NetSmartz®, Made Available to Scout Leaders ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) today announced it is making available its Internet safety program, NetSmartz®, to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to teach Scouts and their families how to make responsible decisions both online and in real life. The BSA is asking all...

2011-05-13 00:00:29

Hawa Technologies Incorporated is pleased to announce the release of the long awaited Cyber Safe 247. (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 Hawa Technologies Incorporated is pleased to announce the release of the long awaited Cyber Safe 247. The Vice President Mr Rob Nickel explains, "when you purchase and install Cyber Safe 247 you have total piece of mind knowing that your family has the best partnership in the world." Rob is dedicated to delivering child safety online. Hawa Technologies strives to make...

2011-04-27 02:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Inc. (TSE: 4704) today announced the winners of the company's second annual "What's Your Story?" international video contest that empowers youth to be leaders in educating others about being safe online. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/trendmicro/49807/ (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110427/MM89918LOGO ) The $10,000 grand prize goes to a...