AmberMac Archive: online safety

Reader Reviews of “Outsmarting Your Kids Online”

It’s been a whirlwind of activity since we launched our new “Outsmarting Your Kids Online” (check out the OYKO media coverage page as an example) but I wanted to create a place on my site where I could share what people have been saying about our “Safety Handbook for… Read More

15secTech Ep0321: “Outsmarting Your Kids Online” Contest

If you’re the parent of a web-savvy kid then you definitely want a copy of our new book, Outsmarting Your Kids Online – which I co-wrote with security expert Michael Bazzell. For a chance to win your very own softcover copy, all you have to do is: Be located (have a… Read More

The Feed: TF051 Online Privacy & Security Special

Is Amber keeping the information on her smartphone safe? Security expert Michael Bazzell shares three important smartphone privacy and security tips. Also on the show, security consultant and co-author of The Complete Privacy & Security Desk Reference, Justin Carroll talks about two-factor authentication and what it means for… Read More

The Feed: TF050 Security Expert Michael Bazzell

Think all of the info on your Facebook account is private? Michael Bazzell dives into Aron’s account to reveal hidden content. Plus, Don Tapscott joins us to talk about his new book and the future of money. Also on the show, Lift dissects its new chat bot, Elevator, which… Read More

NEW Book: Outsmarting Your Kids Online

For Moms and Dads, it’s increasingly difficult and stressful to parent. Not only are children more comfortable with technology than adults, they’re also getting better at hiding behind it. As a result, kids are diving into all sorts of dangerous situations online and parents aren’t equipped to save them. In… Read More

The Feed: TF045 with Kevin Scott & Oombrella

Kevin Scott from the Canadian Identity Theft Prevention Services tells us how to protect ourselves online, Brittlestar joins us in studio to talk about how the music industry is going after Viners, and we introduce you an unforgettable social umbrella. Listen to the episode through the Podbean player above,… Read More

How To Keep Your Teens Safe Online

While I am an avid fan of all things social, I do worry about what’s happening today with kids online.  Heck, it’s not just kids.  Many adults are struggling in terms of how to protect their privacy on the web.  For parents, it’s an even harder struggle.  I’m creating… Read More