Tagged : online safety

17 Mar

Let The Children Watch YouTube Videos, But Safely!

by Anirudh Sharma

If you have young children at home, have you ever asked them to check out YouTube videos while you finished some errands or entertained friends in the evening? And have you sincerely believed your 10-year-old is only watching appropriate videos? Think again! Recently I read findings of a study of 10,000 children and found that […]

29 Feb

FOSI Conference Aims to Make the Online World Safer for Qatari Families

by Sarah Spendiff

Smartphone usage and Internet access have never had a higher saturation rate in Qatar than they do today. More and more young people are accessing the Internet and sharing their own personal information online. With this free flow of information how can we best protect families, and children in particular, in this global cyberspace. On […]

23 Feb

Promoting Online Safety and Cyber Ethics in the Middle East

by Sarah Spendiff

On March 6-7 ictQATAR is partnering with the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) to host a conference focusing on key online safety issues affecting the Middle East region. Here their CEO speaks out on why these events are important. Stephen Balkam, CEO, Family Online Safety Institute How do we harness the extraordinary potential of the […]