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It’s Cyber Security Awareness Month – Time to Get Cyber Safe!

October is here, which means it’s Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM)! CSAM is focused on helping all Canadians be more secure online, by being informed and knowing simple steps to stay cyber safe. In honour of CSAM, Public Safety Canada has prepared a Cyber Security Awareness Month Toolkit, which provides Canadians with themes and resources […]

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Protecting Yourself in the Cloud

We all use web or cloud-based services in our personal lives, many of us on a daily basis. In simple terms, cloud computing is when you use a service provider or online solution to store and manage your data for you. It is then managed in the ‘cloud’ as opposed to in storage on any […]

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Netflix: keeping your kids from mature content

Most people who use Netflix know what a great selection of content it offers – for all ages. Whether your toddler loves it for Peppa Pig,  or your tween enjoys Fuller House, or you just want to binge-watch Orange is the New Black, Netflix has something for just about everyone. But how do you ensure […]

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2017 Smart Social Campaign – free resources for schools and youth

With issues like cyberbullying, sexting and identity theft becoming more frequent, along with the fact that teenagers (and young adults) are least likely to use safe online practices despite being the heaviest users of social media, we believe it’s important to continue educating our youth on staying safe online. In support of this endeavour, we […]

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