The National PTA and Symantec partner for National Cyber Security Awareness Month
By Tess Hetzel | Corporate Responsibility Manager
This article was originally posted here in the National PTA's magazine.
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), a collaborative effort to raise awareness and provide education on ways to be safer online at work, at home, at school, and all of the places in between.
Start October strong with Symantec and NCSAM partners, the National PTA, Connect Safely and the National Cyber Security Alliance, to learn how to protect the devices you use day to day. Understanding how to protect your most significant personal information is crucial in this world of constant connection. We will focus on elements of home and family and the topics will include:
Symantec and National PTA partner to bring families together to have conversations about how to create a better internet
Did you know that 98 percent of children age eight and under have access to a smart mobile device at home? Parenting in the digital age is complex and Symantec partners with National PTA to help children act safely, responsibly, and thoughtfully online.
As the founding sponsor of PTA Connected, Symantec has deepened its commitment to National PTA and to fostering the safe, positive use of smart devices and social media among youth. Together we'll provide tools and resources to empower families to guide their children into responsible digital citizenship.
Symantec supports launch of PTA Connected, a multi-dimensional digital safety program
By Collin Robinson, PTA Connected Ambassador and National PTA Board Member
The digital world changes and grows every day. That makes parenting complex, to say the least.We want our children to connect, learn and have fun through technology, and at the same time, act safely, responsibly and thoughtfully online. But these ideas can seem impossible to combine. And with a child in middle school and a child in high school, I have experienced this firsthand.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ —National PTA announced today the launch of PTA Connected, an initiative to educate and engage families in digital wellness, security, access, equity and literacy. The initiative formalizes and builds on the association’s work in the digital space in response to the growing needs and interest of parents nationwide. National PTA is launching PTA Connected with support from presenting and founding sponsor Symantec.