Social Media sites can be great tools during disaster but can also be a place for cyberbullying or for predators to go after kids. Predators and hackers use phishing and social engineering techniques to trick kids to get sensitive personal information
PTAs and local officials need to create awareness programs for teachers, kids, and the parents on how to be safe online. Passwords, anti-virus programs, and parental control features must be enabled to secure computers from viruses and hackers.
Parents are responsible for knowing what their kids are doing; they must learn how to use computers, in order to interact with their kids. Parents are the first and last layer of cyber defense.