Calls for vigilance about password security and phishing emails are often directed at groups such as those who work from home or seniors.
But as the pandemic pushes more of daily life online, there’s another demographic to consider:
Patrick Craven directs the Clearwater-based Center for Cyber Safety and Education, a nonprofit focused on helping consumers and organizations get up to speed on best digital security practices. It’s part of a global cybersecurity training organization called the International Information System Security Certification Consortium.
Part of the center’s mission is to start this kind of education as young as possible. As October is “Cybersecurity Awareness Month,” Craven spoke with the Tampa Bay Times about how parents can begin to teach their children about staying safe online. This interview was edited for length and clarity.
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