In the News

Your Privacy and Safety

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

DeleteMe Releases 2021 Personal Identifiable Information (PII) Marketplace Report  PRNewswire
'RHOC' Star Dr. Jen Armstrong Sues Ex-Employee For Invasion Of Privacy  Radar Online
Commentary: The privacy-oriented search engine keeps winning fans. Will it spur Google to improve its own privacy?
Compliance might have seemed like a daunting task in the recent past, but things are just getting exciting as we move into 2022.
Experts told Insider that even if the law, COPPA, and the industry's age limit of 13 were raised, it wouldn't entirely ensure kids' safety online.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and a long list of other organizations, urged Congress on Thursday to pass "comprehensive privacy legislation" that would prevent the development of an unwieldy...
This password manager will generate random, strong passwords and automatically fill in your login info and bank details whenever you need it.
Ideally, protecting your privacy shouldn’t require hours of time or gobs of money. Instead of having to meticulously manage all the personal data that’s floating around on the internet, you should be...
Tasked with overseeing the ad industry's response to mounting privacy requirements, the IAB Tech Lab must referee competing interests.
It started as a hushed rumor in the beltway, then became a known fact by those going to join the administration. And now we all know: The Biden administration has brought with it a renewed focus on...

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...