TAG and The Home Depot to Host Cybersecurity Awareness Event Presented by Savvy Cyber Kids

Teenage relaxing with mobile phones

TAG_InformationSecurityATLANTA, GA– October 20, 2016– The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, is working with the Home Depot on November 9th to hold a family-friendly cyber security awareness event presented by the Atlanta based non-profit Savvy Cyber Kids.

This event will be hosted at the Home Depot headquarters in Atlanta with the purpose of bringing together parents and their kids (ages 3- 18) to teach them about how to stay safe online. Today, children grow up using the Internet almost every day and with that comes dangers they are not always aware of. Unfortunately, children and teenagers often times meet new friends online and follow-up in person, but most cannot tell if their new friend is an adult pretending to be a child or not.

This fun event is implemented through a combination of discussions and hands on activities to provide an engaging and enriching learning experience.

For more information about this event and to register, please visit our info page.

About Savvy Cyber Kids

The Savvy Cyber Kids is an Atlanta-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization that seeks to educate children about the concepts of security, privacy, bully response, and online ethics by providing speakers, presentations, learning programs, and educational resources. Their mission is to foster appropriate decision making by the world’s children as they grow up with technology and enable youth to be empowered with technology. For more information visit the Savvy Cyber Kids website at www.savvycyberkids.org.

 

About The Home Depot

The Home Depot is the world’s largest home improvement retailer with more than 2,200 stores across North America. In providing the necessary resources for the “one-stop shopping for the do-it-yourselfer”, The Home Depot believes in building business responsibly with regards to their people, products, and operations.  For more information about The Home Depot visit the website at www.homedepot.com.

 

About TAG Information Security (InfoSec) Society

The TAG Information Security Society’s mission is to provide a leadership forum focused on education and collaborative sharing of today’s information security, privacy, risk management and compliance related issues. Keeping you informed, allowing community collaboration and facilitating an open exchange. The society is positioned well for business and technology professionals interested or actively working in the field of information security, privacy, risk or compliance. For more information visit the InfoSec Society website at www.tagonline.org/chapters-and-societies/information-security.

 

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 30,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.  TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org.

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