Cybersecurity is an increasingly important kind of awareness for everybody to have, because, in this very social media environment, security – of our data, identity, and property – it's just as “crowd-sourced” as media is now. Cybersecurity has become such a pervasive risk that the Department of Homeland Security has designated October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. We all know that kids are doing as much, if not more, sharing and producing as everybody else. So here, from our brand-new guide at ConnectSafely.org, are some kid-specific cybersecurity pointers for parents:
Critics who say Obama lost foreign-policy ground to Russia, Assad, and Putin on the Syria crisis have it just plain wrong. Here are four reasons why the critics are mistaken.
Experts are understandably skeptical about success for the renewed peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians. But key conditions and circumstances are different than in the past. Here are seven reasons to be optimistic about the latest round of Mideast peace talks.
President Obama addressed the nation last night in a speech on Syria. He made an impassioned case for targeted strikes against Syria but also heralded the potential of recent diplomatic developments. Here are three key takeaways from his address.
Doctor Who’s fictional world isn’t girdled with the basic scientific principles that govern our world. But that doesn’t mean that Doctor Who’s science is total fiction – in fact, most of the extreme science in the show is based on very real, and often very cool, scientific precepts. Here are just a few of them.
The Justice Department recently announced it would not enforce federal anti-marijuana laws in Washington and Colorado. This is regrettable. Legalizing marijuana endangers public health and safety. But that's not what these seven popular myths maintain.