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CyberSafety School of the Incarnation HSA Meeting November 13, 2007.

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1 CyberSafety School of the Incarnation HSA Meeting November 13, 2007


3 Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force

4 Social Networking Site Place where people create and share information with each other Virtual communities An online local hangout where like minded people meet

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6 Risk of being judged is diminished Greater opportunity to find like minded people Unlimited number of people in your community Socialize with people throughout the world SNS is a place to be found!

7 Users can post personal information -name, location, age, school, interests Friends Communication between users Blog or Journal Can create and upload content - photos, videos, music

8 Cyberbullying Craigslist Prostitution Online gaming XBOX/360 PSP/3 Wii WOW (World of Warcraft) Everquest Virtual Lives Second life Mobile Technology Mobile Messaging Disposable Phones

9 Public information: Any information which is available for all to see Blog entries, images, user comments, friend lists, and public profile – Make an electronic copy of publicly available content Preserve/Save questionable material to a file

10 Preservation & Collection Screen Capture Cut, Copy, Paste Software Preservation Letter Letter directed to company which you want to preserve info. Web Site Archive Capture an entire website Web Browser Use of other browsers reveal more information

11 Internet Explorer Firefox

12 Print Screen Located on keyboard Captures image of what is currently displayed on screen Placed in clipboard When pressed, nothing seems to happen, but ctl-V will paste image

13 National Center for Missing and Exploited Children 2 SMRT 4U Don't Believe the Type HDOP: Help Delete Online Predators NetSmartz NetSmartz 411

14 National Center for Missing and Exploited Children 24 Hour hotline THE-LOST CyberTipLine: Federal Law Enforcement Federal Bureau of Investigation Postal Inspectors Office Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Secret Service **Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC)**

15 IKeepSafe Internet Safety Coalition IKeepSafe Internet Safety Coalition Partnered with First Lady Laura Bush and D.A.R.E.

16 3 Keeps for Kids: Keep Safe Keep Away Keep Telling

17 I KEEP SAFE my personal informationall of it! I never give my real name, address, phone number, the name of my school, or a picture of myself to anyone online. 56% of teens receive requests for personal information; 12% of tweens (8-12) (Polly Klaas Foundation, 2006) 27% of year olds have talked with an online stranger about sex (ibid) Children have a different view of what constitutes personal information 3 Keeps for Kids:

18 I KEEP AWAY from Internet strangersno matter what they tell me, because I have no way of knowing who they really are. I dont talk with them online, and I never meet them face-to-face. 71% of teens reported receiving messages online from someone they dont know (National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, 2006) 14% of year olds have actually met face-to-face with an Internet stranger. 16% of youth discovered that someone online was an adult pretending to be much younger. 4% reported that online solicitors ask them to send a nude or sexually explicit photo of themselves (ibid) 3 Keeps for Kids:

19 I KEEP TELLING my parents about everything I see on the InternetI always tell them or a trusted adult when something makes me uncomfortable Kids dont tell because they think they will get in trouble Kids dont tell because they are threatened Kids dont tell because they are embarrassed Kids dont tell because they think it is their fault Kids dont tell because they dont feel they have anyone they can tell 3 Keeps for Kids:

20 3 KEEPs for Parents Keep Current Keep Communicating Keep Checking SM

21 3 KEEPs for Parents Keep Current with technology. You dont have to be an expert, but a little understanding goes a long way towards keeping children safe online. Get basic technical training and learn about new products as theyre released. SM

22 3 KEEPs for Parents Keep Communicating with your child about everything they experience on the Internet. Know their lingo, and ask when you dont understand something. Work to keep communication lines open. SM

23 3 KEEPs for Parents Keep Checking your childs Internet activity. Know where they go online. Let them know that youll keep checking because you want them to understand that the Internet is a public forum and never truly private. SM

24 NetSmartz National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

25 Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use

26 Cyberbullying

27 Cyberbullying – Definition Being cruel to others by sending or posting harmful material and engaging in other forms of social cruelty using the internet or other digital technologies Online social aggression Kids being mean to each other online

28 How Are They Doing It? Instant Messages Texting Social networking sites Online gaming/ gaming systems with Internet access

29 Who Engages in Cyberbullying? Known cyberbully Cyberbullying by proxy Anonymous Impersonation for the purpose of getting someone else in trouble **Bully and victim roles are often NOT clearly defined

30 What is the Relationship of Cyberbullying to School Bullying? Continuation of in- school bullying Retaliation for in- school bullying In-school victimization can lead to online threats or distressing material

31 What is the Impact? Online communications can be vicious There is no escape – victimization is out there, 24/7 Harmful communication can be distributed worldwide and is often irretrievable Cyberbullies can be anonymous, so victims may not know who to trust

32 What Can Parents Do? Put computer in the open Help child to calmly tell the bully to stop File a complaint with the website if possible Do not excommunicate your child from the internet Reach out for help if needed

33 There will be a Cyberbullying session on Tuesday, December 4 th at 6:00 pm in the Computer Lab. Please see the newsletter for details.

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