Articles by Larry Magid

New federal law strengthens access to STEM

October 29, 2015

By Maria Spencer Now that Congress has expanded the definition of STEM subjects to include computer science there will be more opportunities and resources for all students including minorities to access some federal resources.

“3 Rs” of Internet safety: Rights, responsibilities and risk management

October 22, 2015

By Larry Magid My goal was to demystify some of the tired old Internet safety myths and help students understand how to distinguish what are more and less likely risks and manage the risks that do exist. The lecture was also designed to emphasize students rights as well as responsibilities and to explore the importance of media literacy.

Survey finds that adults are overconfident about cyber security

October 14, 2015

by Larry Magid A study just released in support of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (October) by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and security firm ESET found that most people feel pretty safe when it comes to a variety of online threats.
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