Tips For Staying Safe Online

Tips For Staying Safe Online

Use strong passwords. Make sure your passwords are strong and unique for each account. Use strong security settings. Enable two-factor authentication for financial accounts and accounts with important personal information. Be careful about what you click. Don’t click...
Are You Cyber Safe? For Teens

Are You Cyber Safe? For Teens

Here is a game for teenagers to help them determine whether they are doing things that are safe online. In this 10-minute role-playing game, you navigate through fun dilemmas and wacky scenarios to try and spot red flags and avoid negative consequences. Some things...
Internet Safety: Be Wary of Online Strangers

Internet Safety: Be Wary of Online Strangers

Anyone you meet online could be a threat. In fact, the FBI has estimated that an astounding 500,000 predators are online each day—most of which have multiple online accounts, personas, and profiles. Dating apps, social media platforms, or other messaging apps, in...
National Slam the Scam Day March 7, 2024

National Slam the Scam Day March 7, 2024

March 7th is National Slam the Scam Day—a day to highlight ways to learn about how to prevent scams and fraud. Scams are on the rise with the acceleration of artificial intelligence (AI) and other sophisticated technologies. Don’t let scammers catch you unaware of...
Watch Out for Holiday Scams

Watch Out for Holiday Scams

Clickbait You are probably seeing more spam in your inbox. Here are some examples: fake invoices for items you didn’t order, notifications that an item you ordered cannot be delivered, emails with links to track your orders, or a notice of a refund from a...
Internet Safety for Kids

Internet Safety for Kids

Threats to children’s internet safety include invasions of privacy, cyberbullying, sexting and harassment. Options to protect your children include parental controls, apps and tracking software. But the most effective way to keep your kids safe is to talk with them...
Protect Your Family on New Black Friday Devices

Protect Your Family on New Black Friday Devices

If you bought your child a new mobile device on Black Friday, do you know what is accessible on that device? Accountability is the key to avoiding pornography and teaching our children how to thrive in the digital age. We have written before about Covenant Eyes, a...
Taking Charge of Technology: Purpose. Plan. Pause.

Taking Charge of Technology: Purpose. Plan. Pause.

The Church has published an approach to help us take charge of technology―Purpose. Plan. Pause. Technology is one of the greatest gifts of our generation. The gift of technology will allow us to share the light of Christ faster and further than ever before. Read this...
How to Keep Your Family Safe on the Internet

How to Keep Your Family Safe on the Internet

June is National Internet Safety Awareness Month. This article contains links to resources parents can use to learn how to keep the internet a safe resource for you and your family. The non-profit organization Enough Is Enough has created the website Internet Safety...
Internet Basics: A Complete Guide for Seniors

Internet Basics: A Complete Guide for Seniors

Many older adults who lack computer skills or internet knowledge wonder if it is too late to learn. If you’re less than confident in your technology skills, there are plenty of resources to help you. Like many older adults, once you are online, you’ll find that...
Protect Your Family on New Black Friday Devices

Protect Your Family on Their New Christmas Devices

Did you buy your child a new phone or tablet for Christmas? Do you know what is accessible on that device? Accountability is the key to avoiding pornography and teaching our children how to thrive in the digital age. We have written before about Covenant Eyes, a...
Protect Your Family on New Black Friday Devices

Protect Your Family on Their Black Friday Devices

Did you buy your child a new phone or tablet on Black Friday? Do you know what is accessible on that device? Accountability is the key to avoiding pornography and teaching our children how to thrive in the digital age. We have written before about Covenant Eyes, a...
Secure Your Church Account with Two-Step Verification

Secure Your Church Account with Two-Step Verification

Two-Step Verification is an additional security feature for your Church Account that helps prevent anyone from using your account even if they know your password. Get started at account.ChurchofJesusChrist.org and choose Two-Step Verification under Security Settings....
Church Publishes Media Safety Website

Church Publishes Media Safety Website

The Church has published a Media Safety site with principles and ideas to help you stay safe while using media and technology. The site is now part of the Life Help resources. (From the main menu on ChurchofJesusChrist.org, select Living Life and then Life Help.) The...

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