Explore all of our online safety topics in depth

How Do Canadian Teens Make Decisions When Sharing Photos?

Building on MediaSmarts’ findings on youth and privacy from our Young Canadians in a Wired World research, our new qualitative study, To Share or Not to Share: How Teens Make Privacy Decisions about Photos on Social Media examines the reasoning that teens apply when sharing photos online. Knowing how young people understand their information rights is […]

Read article  

THESE 7 HABITS CAN SAVE YOUR PRECIOUS MOBILE DATA

In an instant, it can all be gone forever: irreplaceable photos; home videos; music; work files; even addresses and personalized app settings. If your mobile device is lost, stolen, broken, or hacked — or if your operating system crashes — you want to make sure you’ve #GotBackup! The good news is, you can save yourself […]

Read article  

TELUS WISE virtual session

We hope you can join us for a one hour interactive session to discuss how to keep ourselves, our families and communities safer online. To participate Please dial 1-877-353-9586 –  Participant code 82809# For the web portion of this session Join WebEx meeting Meeting number: : 925 140 472 Meeting password: WISE2017 Shelly Smith Director […]

More info  

Five simple actions that will keep you and your family Internet safe

2016 was a significant year for online security events. Some of the biggest brands as well as hundreds of millions of individuals had their data stolen or accounts compromised. You, your friends and family shouldn’t have to experience this firsthand. With a little extra discipline and by taking these five simple actions, you can protect […]

Read article