‘Tis the season for gaming: Keeping children safe (and parents sane)

It’s all fun and games over the holidays, but is your young gamer safe from the darker side of the action? As Christmas draws nearer, parents are handling a barrage of requests from their kids for the latest gaming titles and consoles. Despite gathering macro-economic headwinds, US consumers are set to increase their total retail spending by … More ‘Tis the season for gaming: Keeping children safe (and parents sane)

How to set up parental controls on your child’s new smartphone

Give yourself peace of mind and help create a safe online space for your child using Android or iOS parental controls While your child will be over the moon with their shiny new device, you begin to wonder how to stop the kid from spending every waking hour glued to the gadget. Chances are that … More How to set up parental controls on your child’s new smartphone

Help! My kid has asked Santa for a smartphone

The time has come for your child to receive their first smartphone. Before handing it over, however, make sure to help them use their new gadget safely and responsibly. Choosing the right holiday gift(s) for your children can be nerve-racking, perhaps doubly so if you’re choosing it for your pre-teen. It’s at that age when … More Help! My kid has asked Santa for a smartphone

Traveling for the holidays? Stay cyber‑safe with these tips

Holiday travel is back with a vengeance this year. Set yourself up for a cyber-safe and hassle-free trip with our checklist. You’ve successfully avoided all sorts of shopping scams while hunting for bargains this holiday season, and now the time has come to drive, fly or take a train home for Christmas. You’re taking time off to … More Traveling for the holidays? Stay cyber‑safe with these tips

Top tips for security‑ and privacy‑enhancing holiday gifts

Think outside the (gift) box. Here are a few ideas for security and privacy gifts to get for your relatives – or even for yourself. Some don’t cost a penny! Thanks to a decade or more of big-name data breaches, global privacy scandals and consumer rights legislation like the GDPR, we’re all more aware of … More Top tips for security‑ and privacy‑enhancing holiday gifts