The Power of Lateral Reading: Teaching Youth To Become Fact-Checking Detectives

In today’s digital age, where misinformation and disinformation are readily available at our fingertips, teaching youth how to navigate the vast landscape of social media and fact-checking has become an important and imperative component of digital literacy education. Consequences of sharing inaccurate information or sharing false information, whether due to misinformation or deliberate disinformation, can […]

Our Experience with School Resource Officers 

During the 2022/23 school year, we provided support to parents, teachers, principals, and police officers throughout Canada and the United States in addressing social media concerns and dilemmas. These issues ranged from actual or potential criminal activities to worrisome behaviors that, while not criminal, posed significant safety risks to the entire school community. Often, school […]

The New Use Of Artificial Intelligence (AI) To Commit Crime

The emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has transformed our daily lives, enhancing efficiency and can streamline numerous tasks. AI has also disrupted traditional educational teaching methods (1). Nonetheless, as with any technological innovation, AI can be weaponized for criminal purposes, and its use in senior fraud scams (2)and kidnapping scams (3) is an alarming trend that we all need […]

Is It Going To Be A Virtual Reality (VR) Christmas?

Is it Going To Be A Virtual Reality (VR) Christmas? As the Metaverse develops, so does the popularity of VR headsets such as the Oculus Rift (Meta Quest 2), HTC Vive, Sony PlayStation VR, Samsung Gear VR, HP Reverb G2, Valve Index, and Google Cardboard. Given this fact, these VR systems will likely be popular […]

Package Delivery Safety Guide

Package Delivery Safety Guide Image

Doorbell cameras are great, and do have a deterring factor, but as we have seen in countless youtube videos, even when thieves are aware of a camera, what are the chances of being caught? Unfortunately, the reality is the majority of those previous 26 million Americans that had holiday packages stolen would not catch the thieves.

Online Shopping Safety Guide

Online shopping, is super easy and convenient but does have an increased risk of scams, hacks, and fraud. Here are some simple tips and strategies you can deploy to greatly decrease the likelihood of having issues.

What is The Deep and Dark Web?

What is The Deep and Dark Web

What Parents and Caregivers Need To Know During our student presentations over the past year, we have noted an increase in the number of questions from both middle school and high school students about the “Dark Web”. Why is this happening? – we hypothesize that media, in all its forms, is shining a light on […]

Digital Privacy Guide

Increasing Your Digital Privacy Online A Guide To Help Make Your Personal Information Less Visible by Others Online Download the PDF version Through our digital literacy and internet safety professional development programs that we provide to law enforcement, educators, and other working professionals, we have become aware of cases where problematic students, clients, and customers […]

Ask Us Anything. Anytime.

Looking to book a program?

Questions, comments, concerns, send us an email! Or we are available on Messenger for Facebook and Instagram

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

The White Hatter Newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter and stay updated.

We use Sendinblue as our marketing platform. By Clicking below to submit this form, you acknowledge that the information you provided will be transferred to Sendinblue for processing in accordance with their terms of use