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PS Interview with Stuart Coulson

ParentSecure interview with Stuart Coulson, Parent and Security Advocate

Interview with Stuart Coulson (HiddenText – https://hiddentext.co.uk). Stuart Coulson is a Dad, a Cyber Security Advocate, and the Director of HiddenText. Our talk is wide-ranging yet remains focused on keeping children safe online as a central theme. Hidden Text (hiddentext.co.uk) specialises in security education awareness campaigns, security consulting, and mentoring services. He shares his perspectives […]

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PS interview with Jenny Radcliffe

Interview with Jenny Radcliffe, People Hacker & Social Engineer

Interview with Jenny Radcliffe (https://humanfactorsecurity.co.uk) of Human Factor Security. We learn what social engineering is and how these risks affect parents and children online. Jenny shares her insights and experience of social engineering methods and highlights examples of how parents and children can get caught out by it whilst using online services such as social […]

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Parent conversation: there is no technology that is a substitute for good parenting

We hear from Mark Stockley ( Compound Eye: https://www.compoundeye.co.uk) about his experience, perspectives and reflections as a parent on helping his children navigate the open internet and teaching them how to keep safe online. Amongst other things we talked about our strategies for dealing with screen time, minecraft, email, parental controls and YouTube for pre-teens.

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Parent conversation - it all started with video games

Parent conversation: it all started with video games

We hear from Andy Rowe about his experience, perspectives and reflections as a parent on helping his children use technology safely. We talked about personal data, apps on smartphones, social and peer pressure, and video games amongst other things.

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How parents can use Zoom safely

How Parents and Families can use Zoom safely

COVID19 restrictions have accelerated the use of online video meetings for most people, and this includes parents and families. We all find ourselves using video conferencing tools whether we like them or not, and one of the popular choices at the moment seems to be Zoom. Made popular perhaps by its simplicity and its pricing […]

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Staying safe online while working from home (COVID19) – Poster

COVID19 restrictions have meant that most of us are now working from home. We have put together an A2 poster for parents to highlight 4 online safety tips to help you stay safe online whilst working remotely or from home. ParentSecure COVID19 Remote Working Online Safety Tips

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Interview with Matt Boddy (Traced) re stalkerware and intrusive mobile monitoring services

Interview with Matt Boddy (Traced – https://traced.app). We learn what stalkerware is and how parents can keep themselves and their children safe from these seemingly (but rarely) benign mobile monitoring services. We also learn about Matt’s new venture traced, an android app, which helps you make the invisible visible by alerting you to suspicious behaviour […]

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Interview with Fiona Simpson (Lilac Pearl) re technology’s effects on mental health

Interview with Fiona Simpson (Lilac Pearl) re technology’s effects on mental health and how parents and adults can set a good example for their children on online habits and online hygiene.

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Interview with Chris Parker re online visibility, ip address and online footprint

Interview with Chris Parker (WhatIsMyIPAddress.com) re online safety, privacy, and online security. What parents and adults can learn about their online visibility, ip address and their online footprint and what actions they can take to keep children safe online.