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Everyday we all read and hear stories about people who have done serious damage to themselves, to their future, or to others online. It’s almost impossible to keep track of these daily horror stories.

This avalanche of negative press we see, are the result of people doing what people have always done, except now it’s being done in front of the entire digital world.

Here at the Institute for Internet Safety, we are working tirelessly to help you safeguard and enhance your online identity.

The Institute for Internet Safety: Catching Mistakes Before Mistakes Catch You!

Online Privacy Daily News Feed

Concerned About Online Privacy? Try A Different Kind of Search Engine  MarTech Series
NortonLifeLock Improves Security with New Features  Tech.co
Norton Adds Features Consumers Take Control Of Personal Information  MarTech Series
Privacy - Online Privacy Statement  UAH News
An online privacy guide that deals with what data is collected, why it matters & the ways you can protect your information & stay safe on the Internet!
How can consumers ensure their data is within their control? A new survey highlights the extent of the problem.
Attorney Seema Iyer speaks with former president of msnbc.com and co-founder of Zettabox, James Kinsella, about the news of online privacy and the EU's attempts to enforce stricter data privacy laws.
Facebook and Google, the two most profitable advertising companies in history, use cookies to show ads across the Web based on info gathered on their own sites and social media networks. But that’s...
Privacy is an increasing concern for many citizens. An expert provides some advice for staying safe in the digital data age.
Anyone who follows tech news even casually may have heard that Apple and Facebook are at loggerheads over data privacy. In the tech universe this is a clash of the titans—but how does it affect those...

Featured News Stories

At Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Me., admissions officers are still talking about the high school senior who attended a campus information session last year for prospective students. Throughout...
It's junior year and Ellie Likos is ready to start the college process. The first step: changing her name on Facebook. Since the explosion of social media just a few years ago, colleges across...
Facebook Will No Longer Protect Teens From Their Own Bad Judgment - Forbes
On Wednesday, Facebook announced a present for its teen users: the gift of greater publicity. Moving forward, Facebook’s many under-18 users will be able to kick their privacy to the curb just as...
Opinion Should parents be criminally liable for kids' cyberbullying - CNN.com
Two girls in Florida, 14 and 12, have been arrested and charged with aggravated stalking -- cyberbullying. They allegedly tormented a 12-year-old girl named Rebecca so relentlessly that last month...
The selfie syndrome Why teens use social media for validation and how parents can counteract it - TODAY.com
Young celebrities do it. So why are we surprised when a typical teen Instagram post goes something like this: Teen (girl or boy) posts a cool/pretty/pouty selfie. What follows is a watch to see how...
They share, like, everything. How they feel about a song, their maths homework, life (it sucks). Where they'll be next; who they're with now. Photos, of themselves and others, doing stuff they quite...