ConnectSafely Podcast


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ConnectSafely is in Washington, D.C. for the Family Online Safety Institute’s annual conference, “Online Safety in Transition.” We will post interviews through Thursday night, Dec. 1, so please check back soon.


Feb 14, 2017: Larry speaks with Scott Petry about Authentic8, a cloud-based secure browser

Larry speaks with Donna Rice Hughes about porn on public Wi-Fi, fake news and the incoming administration.

Larry speaks with Shireen Mitchell (@DigitalSista) about women of color and tech and as consumers as potential tech workers.



Larry speaks with Amanda Lenhart about her research that found that 47% of survey respondents experienced online harassment, with some important differences based on gender and sexual orientation.

Jules Polonetsky and Stacy Gray about the Future of Privacy Forum’s research into the joys and risks of interactive toys.

Larry speaks with Paige Hanson of Lifelock about safe holiday shopping and Lifelock’s work with the National PTA’s SmartTalk program.

Larry interviews Jennifer Vandermolen about the play, “You Make a Difference: No more Bullying!”

Larry interviews Mike Donlin of Washington State Schools

Nicholas Carlisle of talks bullying and more.

Tony Anscombe from AVG Technologies explains how to stay safe on Wi-Fi — even when in public.

NAMLE’s Michelle Ciulla Lipkin on the need for media education.


Stanford University professor David Dill on the risks of electronic voting.


National Cyber Security Alliance Executive Director Michael Kaiser talks about cyber security and National Cyber Security Awareness Month.