Technology enables amazing things but grows with risks when not used properly or maliciously. In today’s digitized environment, it’s paramount to educate and creating awareness in kids, parents, and teachers about using technology safely, dangers of the cyber world and social media.
Savvy Cyber Kids
About the Organization
The organization is playing a role of being a leader in helping to keep kids safe and responsible online. Thus, empowering them with age-appropriate cyber safety, cyber ethics, and digital parenting resources and education
Founded in: 2007 by Internet Security Expert noted speaker and author Ben Halpert
Board of Directors: Jodi Daniels, Ngozi Eze, Adam Ghetti, Susanne Gurman, Tammi Hayes, Bryan E. Hurd, Titania Jordan, Ken Levine, Scott Merlin, Amy Nadler, Steve Pugh, and Jennifer Spindel
Sponsors & Members: EarthLink, Steve Pugh, CISO, Adam Ghetti, Founder, Ionic Security, Susanne Gurman, VP, Revenue Marketing, SecurityScorecard, and Jodi Fink Halpert Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties, Amy Nadler, Partner, Levy Tax and Consulting, Scott Merlin, Partner, Cohen Pollock Merlin Turner, P.C., Ken Levine, CEO, ShieldX, Bryan E. Hurd, Vice President, Stroz Friedberg, Aon, Titania Jordan, Chief Parent Officer, Bark, Tammi Hayes, President, Capital Strategies Group, Ngozi Eze, VP and Chief Business Security Officer, ADP, Jodi Daniels, Founder, Red Clover Advisors
- Recognizes children as ‘Digital Natives’
- Empowers youth, families, and school communities with technology to those who lack understanding of the implications of their digital actions.
- Its resources are used in 43 states and 27 countries worldwide to help parents and teachers educate today’s youth. The topics included cyberbullying, digital reputation, technology, screen-time balance, mental health, body and self-image, physical safety, sexting, privacy, gaming, strangers, and more.
- Aid the safe and smart use of technology in the ever-growing cyber landscape to increase the positive impact on youth