Leonie Smith The Cyber Safety Lady’s advice on Channel 9’s A Current Affair.
Leonie Presents Cyber Safety Talks for schools, business, and community groups.
There are reports from some parents that the latest operating system from Microsoft, Windows 10, is now automatically sending parents a detailed report of their children’s computer activity when parents add their child to a Microsoft Family account. Parents may have previously set up Windows 8 on their child’s computer and added that child’s Microsoft account to a… Continue Reading
I was invited to be part of today’s Channel 7’s Daily Edition program to discuss some new findings from a recent Australian study of 1,200 teens and their experiences with sexting, as reported by the Sydney Morning Herald and the Daily Mail UK. The term sexting refers to the practice of sending sexual photos to another person via… Continue Reading
I appeared with psychologist Victoria Kasunic on Channel 9’s “Mornings” To discuss the latest new on Google maps sharing our locations and the story that a mother reported that her son was contacted by a terrorist from I.S. The Google maps issue came to light when a few folks put in their name or Twitter… Continue Reading
This week I appeared on the Channel 10 TV Morning Show Studio 10 to discuss with the panel a recent story that was doing the rounds on media about a pair of Dutch Cyber Safety Vigilanties who had created a website called Koppie Koppie, where they are advertising coffee mugs for sale with stolen photos of… Continue Reading
How to help protect your family photos online. Some people have had their photos stolen after they have been posted online. In this case a young lady has had photos of herself stolen for fake social media accounts. How can the average user ensure that their photos are not also stolen. Leonie Smith was a… Continue Reading
I.C.Y.M.I (In case you missed it) This article about my top tips for Parents in regards to screen time appeared in the Daily Tele this month. Continue Reading
Recently, I was interviewed for Education Matters Magazine about raising cyber safety awareness in school communities. Click on this Link To read the whole article: I’m convinced that Cyber Safety is a whole community responsibility, not just the schools, or the Governments, or parents or the users! It’s simply not good enough to sit smugly… Continue Reading
Guest Post By Will.B What is Minecraft? Minecraft is a virtual 3D Lego-like building game for the computer, where the player is free to make anything they want. It is a great way to encourage creativity and helps to build on team skills and working together to reach personal goals. After the initial purchase of… Continue Reading