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Child Safety Resources Online

The importance of keeping our children safe online cannot be understated. The Internet is an amazing resource that can be used to greatly enhance and expand education and learning efforts. Unfortunately, like most things in life, there are inherent risks that go along with using it. Facebook, Twitter, chat, webcams: all of these technologies can be of great benefit if used safely. All of these can also be potentially dangerous if used improperly and careful thought is not exercised.

Rather than create another website dedicated to online safety, this post is a pointer to some already created resources:

My hope is to have this be a ‘living post’ that gets updated with new resources periodically. If you are aware of more resources that have Twitter feeds please leave a comment and I will add them to our @ncisocial/kidsafe list. Also, please feel free to submit additional URLs via the comments section as well.

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(Updated: May 10, 2011)

(Updated: May 02, 2012 with user submitted links from Valley Book Club)

Is the Web Evolving Faster Than Your Security Practices?

Recently, I took a few minutes using the Wayback Machine to look at how our website has evolved over the past decade. It was a very interesting exercise because it revealed a few things about our corporate culture and emphasized some dramatic shifts in the way we develop and use websites today.

A few things to consider when looking at the pictures (above): Continue reading