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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Safer Internet Day: Together For a Better Internet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2020 SAFER INTERNET DAY: TOGETHER FOR A BETTER INTERNET “Today, we encourage you to take the time to discuss internet safety with your children.” -Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes   SALT LAKE CITY —  Safer Internet Day is today, February 11th and the Utah Attorney General’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) […]

Digital Respons-Ability

The Utah Attorney General’s Office has teamed up with Digital Respons-Ability to teach kids how to use the internet in a safe way. Digital Respons-Ability is a local Utah company that works closely with K-12 students, parents, and educators to teach digital citizenship, the ethical and responsible use of technology. They have partnered with Prevent […]

North Logan man charged with raping a child after luring her to his apartment using Snapchat

July 12, 2019 Yesterday, a North Logan man was charged with raping a 13-year-old girl after he lured her into his apartment by pretending to be one of her friends on Snapchat. While the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force isn’t directly associated with this specific case, Regional Supervisor Alan Connor emphasized that these […]

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