It is not necessary to wait for the monthly reminder to get safety tips. You can also access the calendar whenever you want. Simply launch Internet Explorer, click Tools, and then click Online Safety Calendar. Alternatively, click on the Online Safety Calendar icon from the Internet Explorer Command Bar.
Below is a partial screen copy of the calendar information for National Cyber Security Awareness Month:
ILookBothWays.com. Before starting I Look Both Ways, president and founder Linda Criddle was a 13-year employee of Microsoft where she was a pioneer in online safety for the MSN division.
While I still have your attention, I want to encourage everyone, but particularly parents, to check the helpful information available at iLookBothWays. Under the "Learn Safety" tab are links to articles with advice on how to steer clear of Internet hazards including topics on sending e-mail, dating online, or protecting your children. There are brochures that can be downloaded and educational videos on topics such as "Talking to Kids About Online Safety" and "Protecting Kids on Social Networks".