Safer Internet Day

Author: Craig Pollack Date: Jan 31, 2019 Topics: General Business Owner Blogs

Every year Safer Internet Day brings tools, education, and awareness to create a safer internet for both kids and adults. From cyberbullying and identity theft to fraud and human trafficking, the internet can be a frightening place.  Safer Internet Day and ConnectSafely.org aim to make the internet a better place. 

Safer Internet Day aims to not only create a safer internet but also a better internet, where everyone is empowered to use technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively.

HOW TO OBSERVE

This year, Safer Internet Day occurs on Tuesday, February 5th. Visit SaferInternetDayUS.org for information on making the internet safer and to join others in the effort.  Use #SaferInternetDayUS to share on social media.

hISTORY

In the United States, Safer Internet Day U.S. campaign began in 2013.  It is celebrated around the world in 100 countries and is a growing collaboration between U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the European Commission as well as support from Ask.fm, Comcast NBC Universal, Facebook, Google, LifeLock, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Symantec, Trend Micro, Twitter, and Yahoo. For more information visit SaferInternetDayUS.org or ConnectSafely.org.

 

BOTTOM LINE

What do you think? Were you aware of Safer Internet Day? What are you doing to ensure your friends, family, and employees are surfing the web safely? Share your thoughts in the comments section below or feel free to send me an email to discuss this in more detail.

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Craig Pollack

Craig Pollack

Craig is the Founder & CEO of FPA Technology Services, Inc. Craig provides the strategy and direction for FPA, ensuring its clients, business owners, and key decision makers leverage technology as efficiently and effectively as possible. With over 25 years of experience building the preeminent IT Service Provider in the Southern California area, Craig is one of the area’s leading authorities on how small to mid-sized businesses can best secure and leverage their technology to achieve their business objectives.

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