About Ben Halpert

Ben Halpert is the VP of Risk and Corporate Security at Ionic Security, Inc. and the founder of Savvy Cyber Kids. Learn more.

How To Prevent Hacking by Spotting Fake Emails

2021-01-27T13:42:58+00:00February 8, 2021|Blog|

According to the 2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), the two most frequently used methods for hacking a company and stealing their information over the past year were phishing and use of stolen credentials (think user IDs and passwords). Both methods actually go hand-in-hand. A hacker, utilizing social engineering [...]

Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Should: Think Before You Post

2021-01-13T17:54:40+00:00January 26, 2021|Blog|

What do families talk about when someone begins the process of learning to drive? Well, they probably talk about safety; it’s important to know the rules of the road, and to remember how serious it is to be operating this new machinery. Not to mention, just because you can take the car [...]

Congratulations to our Winter 2020 Raffle Winner!

2020-12-03T17:29:11+00:00December 3, 2020|Blog|

Congratulations to Tom P. (ticket number W179)! Thank you all for supporting Savvy Cyber Kids! Our mission is to enable youth, families and school communities to be empowered by technology, recognizes that children are “Digital Naives” who, without intervention, completely lack understanding of the implications of their digital actions. Savvy [...]

Support Savvy Cyber Kids and Get a Chance to Win a Tesla!

2020-10-28T20:38:56+00:00October 31, 2020|Blog|

Fundraising has always been a challenge for non-profit organizations, especially small 501(c)(3) non-profits like Savvy Cyber Kids. Add the events of 2020 on top of everything else and we needed a new way to fundraise that will help us to continue to develop new and updated learning materials for parents [...]

What’s Appropriate for Kids on Disney+?

2020-10-25T15:24:11+00:00October 28, 2020|Blog|

Disney has a well-deserved kid-friendly reputation, that doesn’t mean everything on Disney+, their streaming service, is appropriate for your whole family. While there’s no R-rated material on the platform, you should still understand the different sections of the streaming service and what’s offered so you can make the right decision [...]

Have an impact where YOU live, Volunteer with Savvy Cyber Kids

2020-10-07T16:12:20+00:00October 8, 2020|Blog|

Savvy Cyber Kids exists to enable youth, families and school communities to be empowered by technology. We believe that the adults in young people’s lives have a responsibility to guide young people with a comprehensive cyber safety and cyber ethics education. After all, today’s youth are growing up in a [...]

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