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Your 10 Minute Digital Privacy Check Up

(Inspired by an article by Consumer Reports ” The Consumer Reports 10-Minute Digital Privacy Tuneup“ Atlanta, Georgia, February 8th, 2018 For most of us, spending time clicking through our devices privacy settings ranks right up there with other household chores like draining your septic tank or scooping hair globs out of your teenagers shower drain.    We have become super lazy with our …

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Sexting and your Teen

Article Published by US News & World Report by Kelsey Sheehy Parents who don’t think their teens are sexting may be in for a rude awakening. Nearly 30 percent of teens say they’ve sent nude photos of themselves via text or E-mail, according to a study published earlier this month in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. Another 57 percent report being …

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Guest Blog:culture of objectifying women

November 30th, 2017 – Atlanta, Georgia Introduction by John Winstanley – Fort Safety CEO and Speaker: Todays blog post was written by Dr. Carter McInnis, lead pastor of Barrow Community Church in Auburn, Georgia – whose calling is to be “A Place for all People “.  Carter articulates what many of us are feeling, but are unable to put it …

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Operation #Device Free Dinner

A Movement for Happier Healthier Kids (and Parents) Introduction by John Winstanley (Fort Safety CEO) My hope and dream is that one day soon, my team here at Fort Safety will be able to create, produce, and distribute high impact internet safety videos to your social media feed. I can’t think of a better way to break through all of …

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Cyberbullying: Thriving on Instagram

A Study in England Shows that Cyberbullying Thrives on Instagram Atlanta, Georgia November 27th, 2017 Introduction by John Winstanley I use Google Play Newsstand to track all of my diverse interests like adult coloring, bavarian food and drink, Purdue University, and of course all of the scary internet safety issues we tackle on this website. I came across this article that …

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Sextortion…it is a “thing” Video

Check this video about Sextortion out from our friends over at Thorn #noshame #friendsfirst #JTD Talk with someone you trust if you are a victim: Text ‘THORN’ to 741741 and immediately speak with a trained Crisis Text Line counselor. Here’s how it works. Tell someone. A close friend, teacher, counselor, or parent. Sextortion sucks, and people going through it are usually pretty …

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Sextortion: It Can Happen to Anyone

STATS: 60% OF SEXTORTION VICTIMS KNEW THEIR PERPETRATOR IN PERSON STATS:”SEXTORTION IS BY FAR THE MOST SIGNIFICANTLY GROWING THREAT TO CHILDREN”(lawfareblog.com) Intro by John Winstanley November 26, 2017 Atlanta, Georgia     I just came across this blog post while researching other NPO’s doing great work in protecting kids and strengthening families  I stumbled upon an organization called THORN which was started …

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The Connection Between Porn and Sex Trafficking

Why We Need to Start Going After the Demand: Anybody That Uses Internet Porn November 23rd, 2017 by John Winstanley Why I chose thanksgiving day to sit down and start writing a blog post with such a heavy topic, I don’t know. Maybe, it is because today as a nation we are trying to give thanks for our blessings and …

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Learn the Facts: What is Child Sexual Abuse?

  What is Child Sexual Abuse? November 23rd, 2017 Atlanta, Georgia  It is highly likely that you know a child who has been or is being abused.  Unfiltered and unmonitored access to the internet has resulted in children as young as 5 being exposed to the most vile, degrading, violent, and graphic pornographic content ever created. The statistics are beyond …