About Melanie

Melanie Rhora is a certified abuse prevention trainer, cyber security expert, mom and founder of Cyber Smart Canada Inc. She gets what it is like to parent in a digital world. The fantastic thing is with her security background, she has transformed this knowledge into power for you as a parent to keep our kids safe. She's on a serious mission to help communities Get Cyber SMART and help families create a balanced approach to online safety. It is really possible, and you don’t have to live without technology to make it happen.

The Dangers of Live Streaming

2017-03-07T10:02:14+00:00

The dangers of live streaming video are there for everyone, but it is especially important to understand them when children are

The Dangers of Live Streaming2017-03-07T10:02:14+00:00

A Parents Guide to Roblox Safety

2017-02-28T08:58:48+00:00

Roblox is a game-creation site where users can design and upload their own games.  There are over 44 million active users

A Parents Guide to Roblox Safety2017-02-28T08:58:48+00:00

Best Ways to Protect Your Device from Malware

2017-01-29T21:11:33+00:00

Malware is short for malicious software, it’s software designed with criminal intent.  Often used to steal information, hold your family pictures for

Best Ways to Protect Your Device from Malware2017-01-29T21:11:33+00:00

Top 10 Blacklisted Apps for 2017

2017-01-25T11:47:23+00:00

I’m asked all the time about certain apps and if they are safe. To make raising your tech-savvy kids in the digital

Top 10 Blacklisted Apps for 20172017-01-25T11:47:23+00:00

Perfect Tween Gift Idea

2016-12-06T10:30:46+00:00

It’s that time of year, where parents, grandparents, and (amazing) aunts are all hunting for elusive perfect gift for the tween or

Perfect Tween Gift Idea2016-12-06T10:30:46+00:00

A parents guide to Musical.ly

2016-11-27T11:22:00+00:00

This parents guide to Musical.ly will give you all you need to know about this popular app and some tips to keep

A parents guide to Musical.ly2016-11-27T11:22:00+00:00

What Is Cyber Bullying?

2016-11-15T06:26:55+00:00

Late last week, Melania Trump vowed to end cyber bullying as her cause if her husband is elected president.  It seems more

What Is Cyber Bullying?2016-11-15T06:26:55+00:00

Why kids shouldn’t sleep with their phones

2016-11-15T08:54:27+00:00

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, our kids are constantly connected.  The 2016 participACTION study found that Canadian kids spend an average of

Why kids shouldn’t sleep with their phones2016-11-15T08:54:27+00:00
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