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Internet Safety for Parents with Ciaran Bradley

Internet Safety for Parents with Ciaran Bradley

Internet Safety for Parents with Ciaran Bradley

This interview is part of a special series by intrepidNOW Lifestyle on Internet Safety. The series is targeted at parents that know that they must protect their children from the dangers of online access but are not quite sure how.  We will interview the experts and share their prescriptive advice.

GUEST: Ciaran Bradley, CTO of Adaptive Mobile

Ciaran joined us to share his advice for parents on many aspects of internet safety.  Specifically, we talked with Ciaran about the following:

  1. (2:52) Let’s get right to it Ciaran, what are some new trends and techniques that are being used on-line by the predators and by our children?
  2. (3:33) What tools can you recommend to parents to manage and monitor their kids Internet activity?
  3. (7:10) What is some general advice that you can provide regarding Internet connected gaming systems?
  4. (9:12) YouTube is especially popular with my 10 year old right now and I am at wit’s end trying to prohibit his inappropriate use without killing his curiosity and quest for learning? Do you have any advice specifically regarding YouTube?
  5. (11:02) What age is appropriate for a kid to get their first smart phone?
  6. (13:30) What are the top 4-5 rules that you suggest parents should enforce regarding Internet connected devices?
  7. (14:46) In addition to bookmarking your site and keeping up with the thought leadership that you provide, what are some resources that parents should follow to keep up with the latest, most up to date information on internet safety?

Visit Adaptive Mobile on the Web and follow them on Twitter and LinkedIN.


About Ciaran Bradley

Ciaran Bradley is Chief Technical Officer at AdaptiveMobile and the former Deputy Chair of the GSMA’s Messaging Security. Ciaran is responsible for all aspects of AdaptiveMobile’s award winning mobile security products and is a frequent commentator on mobile, privacy and security issues. He has a keen interest in mobile malware and the increasingly sophisticated threats being developed by cybercriminals. He was previously CTO of Sentry Wireless – before the company was acquired by AdaptiveMobile in 2011.  


About Adaptive Mobile

AdaptiveMobile is the world leader in mobile network security protecting over 1.5 billion subscribers worldwide. With deep expertise and a unique focus on network security, AdaptiveMobile’s Threat Intelligence Unit and Network Protection Platform are trusted by the world’s largest service providers to secure their critical communications infrastructure and services against current and mobile threats and financial exploitation.

AdaptiveMobile’s sophisticated, revenue-generating security-as-a-service portfolio empowers consumers and enterprises alike to take greater control of their own security. AdaptiveMobile was founded in 2004 and boasts some of the world’s largest mobile operators as customers and the leading security and telecom equipment vendors as partners. The company is headquartered in Dublin with offices in the North America, Europe, South Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific.


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