Tom’s Tek Tips, Child Cybersecurity Edition: Child Safety for the Summer

January 1, 2023

In this special edition of Tom’s Tek Tips, the focus is on child safety for online activities, particularly during the summer. Tom, alongside his daughter Sam, shares essential tips to stay safe online. Key advice includes maintaining good username hygiene by avoiding personal identifiers, creating passwords that are secure yet memorable, and storing them in a digital vault. The session emphasizes caution while gaming, advocating against sharing personal information, accepting gifts, or engaging with unknown players. They also advise against sharing personal photos or information, even with known contacts, outside of text messages. Lastly, if a friend requests personal details, it’s recommended to have their parents communicate with yours to ensure safety.

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