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Internet Safety Tips & Resources

June 29, 2022 June is Internet Safety Month! Whether you are a parent, educator, or child-serving professional, understanding the risks and harms of internet use is critical to keep kids safe. The Utah Attorney General Office’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force is paving the way to educate the public about how to prevent […]

Internet Safety Awareness Month

June 17, 2020 The past couple months, the Utah Attorney General’s Office has placed an emphasis on remaining safe online as telecommuting became the new normal and children began accessing the internet more for online classes and for entertainment while we practiced social distancing protocols. Even as the state begins to open up and restrictions […]

Internet Safety for College Students

Universities are easy marks for hackers. This is because they collect so much personal & proprietary data. College students are also spending more time online than ever before to do research and homework and to stay connected. To protect yourself against scams, thefts, viruses, and more, check out THIS RESOURCE from Cyber Degrees for more […]

AG Sean D. Reyes searches for answers on Internet Safety with other AG’s and Google Execs

Jan. 24, 2014 — Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes and eight other Attorneys General from around the country met with technology giant Google and its subsidiary, YouTube, to address law enforcement concerns related to the sale and promotion of unlawful conduct through their search engine and video platform. The meetings took place in Denver on […]

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Keep Safety in Mind When Accessing the Internet

June 20, 2019 June is National Internet Safety Month and the Utah Attorney General’s Office is urging the importance of digital security and privacy. Whether it’s on a phone, computer, or gaming platforms, the internet can be accessed through apps, browsers, and games. The increase in the prevalence of smartphones has additionally created a rise […]

Attorney General’s Youth Advisory Propose Digital Safety Education

November 15, 2022 This week, students from the Utah Attorney General’s Youth Advisory Committee asked a Legislative committee to support the idea of strengthening online safety measures and to require a “digital wellness” test.  High school seniors would need to pass the test to graduate. The students wanted to ensure that every Utah student had […]

Attorney General Reyes Challenges Utahns to Take the Safety Pledge in New Initiative to Keep Children Safe Online

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 29, 2020 ATTORNEY GENERAL REYES CHALLENGES UTAHNS TO TAKE THE SAFETY PLEDGE IN NEW INITIATIVE TO KEEP CHILDREN SAFE ONLINE SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes is challenging Utahns to join him in a new safety campaign called “The Safety Pledge” to raise awareness of the risks that […]

Additional Resources on Digital Safety for Parents

April 23, 2020 Earlier this month, the Utah Attorney General’s Office released online safety tips for parents during the COVID-19 crisis to help keep children safe while they access the internet more than normal while attending online classrooms and keeping in touch with friends in a socially distant environment. These tips included keeping an open […]

Online Meeting Safety Tips During COVID-19 Crisis

April 16, 2020 The Utah Attorney General’s Office is urging the importance of digital security and privacy as Utahns telework and use online meeting software. Recently, Governor Gary Herbert extended the “Stay Safe, Stay Home” directive during the COVID-19 pandemic until May 1, and announced that Utah K-12 schools will remain closed through the academic […]

Online Safety Tips During COVID-19 Crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 9, 2020 UTAH ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE OFFERS ONLINE SAFETY TIPSParents and Children Should Keep Safety in Mind During COVID-19 Crisis SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Attorney General’s Office is offering tips to everyone who is concerned about online safety during the COVID-19 crisis. As schools closed and moved to an online […]