Parents

cybersafety for families and youth

KnowledgeFlow is here to help you create a safer digital environment for your family. We provide essential tools and guidance to promote responsible online behavior and maintain the privacy and security of your loved ones. Our expert resources are designed to empower parents with the knowledge needed to navigate the complexities of the digital world. Whether you’re looking to protect your children from cyber threats, understand the latest online trends, or encourage healthy digital habits, we offer comprehensive support tailored to your needs. Join us in building a secure and informed online experience for your family.


Cybersafety Academy

As a parent, understanding the technology your kids are using and knowing how to protect their devices and your home network is crucial. Our online courses cover essential topics such as cybersafety fundamentals, digital privacy, and strategies to combat cybercrime, all tailored to help you safeguard your family’s digital life.

  • Completely FREE for all
  • Courses for all ages
  • Interactive modules
  • Participate in hands-on exercises
  • Test your skills 
  • Wide range of tailored topics

Resources for Parents

Explore our featured resources, including tip sheets, infographics, videos, and more, designed to enhance your understanding and application of cybersafety. We offer dozens more materials, all searchable by topic, type, and keyword to cater to your specific needs and interests.

1. Leveraging Technology

Utilize these tools to promote cyber safety: from setting up parental controls to using ad-blocking software and password managers, these tools are key in safeguarding your family’s online experiences.

Follow these 10 steps to secure your device and protect your personal information online by securing your accounts too.

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Use our tool to quickly find and configure settings to protect your children’s online experience on multiple platforms.

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Get quick access to trusted sites, reducing the risk of navigating to malicious websites through deceptive links or search results.

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Easily use a unique and secure password on each account. These programs even help you keep track of your personas.

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Secure your home network and set up a guest network to separate your sensitive data from IoT devices and visitors.

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Learn the difference between fresh, stale and dirty cookies and what to do about them. Manage preferences to protect privacy.

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2. Supporting Youth & Teens

Our resources for youth and teens are designed to introduce and educate parents on critical topics such as understanding privacy, maintaining pseudonymity online, vetting sources effectively, recognizing disinformation, and even exploring cybersecurity as a potential career path.

Read our cyberbullying awareness tipsheet that offers guidance on recognizing and addressing cyberbullying, including signs, and resources for support.

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Our How to Be #UnHackable cybersafety tipsheets are customized by age group including grade 1-3, 4-8, and 9-12 with a striking comic book design.

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These techniques and tools enable you to identify disinformation, fake news and false claims. Ensure the information you consume is accurate, healthy and C.R.I.S.P.

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This tipsheet explains how to manage your online presence to protect your privacy and personal information. Don’t share your personal information, lie!

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“I accept” is said to be the biggest lie on the internet. We know why no one actually reads the entire terms of service, and we totally understand!

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The emergence of AI-generated images poses significant challenges for today’s youth, impacting them both as victims and unintentional perpetrators.

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3. Understanding Online Risk

These resources equip parents with the knowledge to understand the potential harms of the online world and offer practical strategies to mitigate these risks, ensuring a safer digital environment.

Based on the World Economic Forum’s Typology of Online Harms this resource outlines the 3 potential harm sources; conduct, content and contact.

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Sextortion Scams: how it typically happens, responding to the scammers, and how to remove your image(s) and/or video(s) from social media if they are posted

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Read our guide that outlines 5 tips and key factors for parents to consider regarding their children’s online experience, cybersafety and how to improve it.

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Learn how content is curated and displayed, in order to understand the impact of algorithmic choices on your online experience.

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As you head out on vacation with your family, learn about these 4 key things to stay safe online while travelling.

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Read this comprehensive guide to recognize, be more aware of, and to respond to technology abuse.

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become #unHackable with knowledgeBytes

Explore our blog KnowledgeBytes, check out our highlighted blogs below geared towards families and youth. Authored by industry experts, KnowledgeBytes blogs simplify complex cyber safety concepts, empowering parents to guide their children towards safer online habits. Whether you want to expand your knowledge or find tips to share with other parents, our blogs provide strategies to effectively protect your children from cyber threats.