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1 Ernest Staats Technology Director MS Information Assurance, CISSP, CEH, CWNA, Security+, MCSE, CNA, I-Net+, Network+, Server+, A+ The Impact of Media Resources available @

2 Golden Rules for Parents 1.Keep Internet in public space (Smart phones bypass this option) 2.Spend cyber time with your child 3.Teach Internet rules & consequences 4.Limit timekeep kids busy beyond screens 5.Talk to your child about internet use 6.Stay involved 7.Mobile Internet and the Impact of Media

3 Golden Rules to Teach 1.Rules from real life apply: courtesy, kindness, modesty, dignity, respect for law and others, etc. 2.Dont talk/txt / MMS strangers 3.Keep personal information private (No cell # on FB) 4.Never agree to meet online friend without a parent 5.Anything posted on the internet is not private and lasts forever (including photos, videos, etc.) 6.Tell your parents if you encounter something uncomfortable

4 The Influence of Media Over 60 different electronic devices. (75%) have a handheld device that is online Facebook has 20 billion views per day (10 times the number of YouTube views. A breakdown of media consumption among types and age groups. Total media use time is lower than exposure due to a 30 percent average of "media multitasking. Kaiser Family Foundation Kaiser Family Foundation

5 The Influence of Media Teen Media Exposure Associated With Depression Symptoms in Young Adulthood associated-with-depression-symptoms/ associated-with-depression-symptoms/ Messages through media may reinforce aggression and other risky behaviors, interfere with identity development or inspire fear and anxiety Cheating becomes much easier kgbkgb Taken from "Association Between Media Use in Adolescence and Depression in Young Adulthood - A Longitudinal Study"

6 Media Impact Internet can be social, interactive refuge Young females emotionally uninhibited Your brain is convinced that it actually did something after seeing it six times Not just Inappropriate sites Online gamers increased social anxiety and depression

7 The addictive qualities of being online: –unique neurochemistry/ neuropathology involving 3 particular brain chemistries stimulating the main types of known addictive pathways: arousal, satiation, and fantasy. Similar to cocaine addiction in many physiological ways Media Impact

8 Social Networking Statistics Facebook: 600 billion page views/month MySpace: 24 billion page views/month Twitter: 4.4 billion page views/month 61% of students ages 12 to 17 who have access to the Internet use social networking sites 42% use it on a daily basis (© 2011 Cable News Network7)

9 Real-Life Consequences Profiles and blogs are not only viewed by friends, but also –Relatives –Teachers –Colleges –Employers –Online Predators If it is on the Internet. IT IS NOT PRIVATE

10 Sexting 22 % girls/18 % boys have electronically sent or posted nude or semi-nude images 1/3 boys ¼ girls have had nude or semi-nude images shared with them 40 percent report posting sexually suggestive messages ½ receive sexually suggestive messages

11 Indicators of High Risk Deleting computers Internet history Minimize or switching screen quickly when someone enters the room Unexplained phone calls Need for Cell phone all night Unexplained absences Unexpected gifts

12 Revealing Too Much Personal information that can lead to trouble –Name –Age –Birthday –Phone Number –Schedule –School –Location (Geo Tagging GPS Tracking)

13 Safer Social Networking Make personal profile and add your children as friends Learn the sites safety features Have children use privacy settings Examine their list of friends and browse their friends pages

14 Understand Risk Factors 50% of people ages 14-24 have experienced digitally abusive behavior (45%) report seeing mistreatment on social networking sites 61% who have sent a naked photo/video were pressured to do so (69%) teens say that digital abuse is a serious problem (24%) teens in a relationship communicated via cell or texting HOURLY between 12am and 5am (from the 2009 MTV Digital Abuse study) (All of the above are from the 2009 MTV Digital Abuse study)

15 Understand Risk Factors, cont. 79% of sexual solicitation incidents happened to youth while using home computer Wolak, J., Mitchell, K., & Finkelhor, D. Online victimization of youth Only 5% of youth who received a sexual solicitation and 2% of youth who encountered unwanted sexual material online indicated that they have told anyone Wolak, J., Mitchell, K., & Finkelhor, D. Online victimization of youth

16 GEO Tagging August of 2010, Adam Savage, of MythBusters, took a photo of his vehicle using his smartphone. He then posted the photo to his Twitter account including the phrase off to work image contained metadata reveling the exact geographical location the photo Savage revealed the exact location of his home, the vehicle he drives and the time he leaves for work Read the full story here:

17 Location-Aware Lifestyle A woman in Golden Gate Park toke a photo with a phone. Because embeded geodata into photos uploaded to Flickr or Picasa, shots can be automatically placed on a map searched Flickr map, and scorea shot from today. users photostream and determined it was the woman I had seen earlier a cluster of images in one location revealed photos of an apartment interiora bedroom, a kitchen, living room The following was published in Wired Magazine in 2009 Read the full story here:

18 Social Media Roundup Turn off GPS function on phones One of the simplest ways to avoid displaying too much information is to disable the geotagging function on smartphones. Since most smartphones automatically display geographical information, it takes a little more effort on the users part to protect their privacy. Its important that all users understand their specific systems and make efforts to turn off their phones geotagging function.

19 AT&T Parental Controls (free) Customize profiles for each family member Block specific services email, messenger, chat groups, music and more Allows children request permission to visit unauthorized websites View your child's online activities including mail and Internet surfing history Conveniently manage from the internet Tamper controls Master account that can activate parental for 10 sub An online timer limits the amount of time users can spend online. Does not work with new Iphone wifi smartcontrol&cat=smct&topic=is

20 Verizon Content filters (Free) C 7+: content recommended for children aged 7 and older. T 13+: content recommended for teens aged 13 and older. YA 17+: content recommended for young adults aged 17 and older. No Filter: content recommended for adults aged 18 and over.

21 Verizon Controls Usage control 4.99 per phone –Usage allowance set limits for voice minutes and messages –Time Restrictions –Blocked Numbers –Trusted Numbers Family Locator 9.99 per phone –Find family anywhere anytime

22 Mobile Spy Features –SMS Recording –Call details Not voice recording –GPS Location –Log summaries –Works on practically all smart phones Cost –$49.97 for 3 months –$69.97 for 6 months –$99.97 for 12 months

23 Options for iPhone K9 Web Protection Browser –Free –Trusted company Blue Coat Systems, Inc. –Rated 3.5 Stars on first release Updates follow quickly Safe Eyes Mobile –$20.00 –Trusted company –Rated 3 stars –Rarely Updated

24 MobiStealth Features –Works on multiple phones –The features vary by make of phone SMS Logging Call recording GPS tracking Web Browser logging Pricing –12 months- Up to $200 –6 months- Up to $150 –3 months- Up to $100

25 Monitoring Keystroke Logging Software –KidLogger –Spector Pro $ –PCPandora $ Keystroke Logging Hardware –KeyLlama $

26 Data mining Protection Avoid using discount cards to pay for anything that you want to keep private Encrypt your e-mail Dont send messages on an unsecured Wi-Fi network Mask your identity when you search Use search tools that can disconnect your computers identifying machine number from the search Virual Machines Pick passwords carefully Read more: are/#ixzz1GisN2LZY are/#ixzz1GisN2LZY

27 Google Yourself / Your Kids What personal information is your child placing on blogs and personal WebPages?

28 Data Mining with Google Google search strings – SSN – birthday – Hate my parents 31,100 hits – "phone number –Place name in quotation marks (use variations) First (Jon) Last Legal First (Jonathan) Last First MI Last Use and to look for your child's name in newsgroups (address, phone number and other personal information) Go to my website for a Google search tutorial –

29 Good Resources Quality and current nonprofit news service for kid- tech news. Based on the premise that informal, engaged parenting is essential to kids constructive use of technology and the Net. Provides information on how media can shape your childs development and what you can do to create a media-literate household. Provides a guide to making the Internet and Technology fun, safe, and productive. Advice and information about Internet safety for parents and teachers, plus opportunities to discuss problems and share solutions.

30 Bypassing Filters –Use AltaVistas BabbleFish or other translation site –Changing the browsers proxy –Use software to find and destroy filtering software on local PCs –Turn off filtering software on local PC –Conducting picture searches at Google, or other search engines including other country searches –THE TRUTH IS THAT FILTERING SOFTWARE KIND OF WORKS AND KIND OF DOESNT

31 Good Resources GetNetWise is a public service created by Internet industry corporations and public interest groups with the goal of having Internet users be only one click away from the resources they need to make informed decisions about their and their family's use of the Internet. Created by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational safety resource to teach kids and teens how to stay safer on the Internet. is an Internet domain where affiliated sites are regularly screened and monitored so that parents and children can trust the sites to provide educational and appropriate online fun.

32 Good Resources Provides family-friendly reviews of media (TV, film, music, Web sites, games, and books) and parent tips on healthy media diets for families. Run by the author of Net-mom's Internet Kids & Family Yellow Pages, a family- friendly directory to 3,500 of the best children's resources the Internet has to offer, this site highlights good sites for kids and provides safety tips for parents

33 Common Chat Terms POS --Parents are looking over my shoulder POTS -- Parents over the shoulder (my parents are watching; I can't really talk) P911 -- My parents are in the room. P = Parents, and 911 = emergency; in other words, either drop the subject or watch the language WTGP-- Want to go private? (move to a private chat room) a/s/l or asl - - Age/Sex/Location -- (used to ask a chatter their personal information) GGOH --Gotta get outta here OLL --Online love GTR --Got to run TNT --'Til next time LMIRL -- Let's meet in real life

34 Software Recommendation Sites The Safe Side – Stranger Safety Video – Darkness to Light – 7 Steps to Protecting Our Children – Cyberbully Resources – – Google Alerts – National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – Son, Call Me Big Brother – Download your fav apps all at once – Family Watchdog – National Sex Offender Search –http://www.familywatchdog.us

35 Software Recommendation Sites Search for your local FBI field office – A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety – Kidz Privacy – CyberTip Line, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – Safe Surfing with your Family, Safe Surfing Checklist – Safeguards, Computer safety tips for your home and child – Tips for Parents to Protect Children from Internet Predators, Guidelines for Parents – Kids Rules for Online Safety – Rules in Cyberspace – Cyberbullying – Chat Slang – NetLingo –

36 Resources All resources and more at my website (bottom of page) –Chat Abbreviation -PDF- Download Download –Cleaning Your Windows Computer -PDF- Download Download –Free Software for Home Users -PDF- Download Download –How to Check Your Computers History -PDF- Download Download –I-Educator -PDF- Download Download –Internet Safety for Kids -PDF- Download Download –Internet terms -PDF- Download Download –Internet Safety Plan -PDF- Download Download –Internet Safety Tips for Parents -PDF- Download Download –Secure Mac step by Step -PDF- Download Download –Tracking People around town -PDF- Download Download Internet Safety for Kids link list – is very – has excellent resources for

37 Bibliography 1.Tapscott, The N Generation, 1998: 1-2. 2.World Youth Report 2005 3.The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Study, 3/05 4.Kaiser Family Foundation 5.Numsum Myspace Stats 6.Media Central The Buzz 7. 8.The National Youth Agency 9.The Search Agency 10. Internet Addiction by Wendi Kannenberg addictions.pdf addictions.pdf 11. Internet Safety for Kids 12. US News and World Report – Special Report- September 18,2006 13. 'Predator's Playground? 14. Decoding MySpace

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