• Cybertraps for Expecting Moms and Dads
  • Cybertraps for the Young
  • Cybertraps for Educators
  • Obscene Profits
  • The Decency Wars
  • American Privacy
  • The Court and The Cross
  • The Naked Employee
Fredrick S. Lane

Fredrick S. Lane

Frederick Lane graduated from Amherst College in 1985 with a degree in American Studies and Classics. He earned his J.D. from Boston Law School in 1988 and since then has lectured on cybersafety, privacy, and law to audiences across the United States, Canada, and China. He is an expert on the impact of emerging technologies on society, with a particular emphasis on cybersafety and digital citizenship for K-12 students, educator misconduct, personal and workplace privacy.

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Cybertraps Series

Cybertraps Series

Whether you are a young adult, teacher, parent, or just curious about the impact of your digital footprint, read Cybertraps to stay in the know of how technology can do significant harm to you, now and in the far future. While the world focuses on privacy data and how this affects us as a society, nationally-recognized cybersecurity and legal expert Frederick S. Lane delves deeply into how technology impacts us all at the most personal and intimate levels.

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Want to know more?

Want to know more?

I have been working in the field of computer forensics since 1999, when I provided expert witness services in one of the nation’s first Internet-related murder cases (United States v. Dean). Since that time, I have worked as a consultant and expert witness in more than one hundred cases around the United States, assisting attorneys and their clients on a wide variety of topics, including the misuse of social media, embezzlement, domestic relations, obscenity, and child pornography.

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Cybertraps Discussion Starters (May 14-20, 2018)

The table below contains links to some of the headlines that I have added to my research files during the week of May 14-20, 2018. I use these articles to update my lectures, as a source of inspiration for blog posts, and as background research for existing and forthcoming books. If you are an administrator…

Cover Slide for "Is It Possible to Protect Yourself Online in the USA?" [2018-05-17]

Is It Possible to Protect Yourself Online in the USA? [Lecture]

2018-05-17 Is It Possible to Protect Yourself Online in the USA? from Frederick Lane A presentation delivered on May 17, 2018, at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in Guangzhou, China. If you are interested in scheduling a presentation or professional development program for your organization on this topic, please contact me for information regarding my…

Cover Slide for "Information Security in a Knowledge-Based Society" [2018-05-16]

Information Security in a Knowledge-Based Society [Lecture]

2018-05-16 Information Security in a Knowledge-Based Society from Frederick Lane A presentation delivered on May 16, 2018, at the United States Consulate in Guangzhou, China. If you are interested in scheduling a presentation or professional development program for your organization on this topic, please contact me for information regarding my rates and availability.

Cybertraps Discussion Starters (May 7-13, 2018)

The table below contains links to some of the headlines that I have added to my research files during the week of May 7-13, 2018. I use these articles to update my lectures, as a source of inspiration for blog posts, and as background research for existing and forthcoming books. If you are an administrator…

Cybertraps Discussion Starters (April 30-May 6, 2018)

The table below contains links to some of the headlines that I have added to my research files during the week of April 30-May 6, 2018. I use these articles to update my lectures, as a source of inspiration for blog posts, and as background research for existing and forthcoming books. If you are an…

Cybertraps Discussion Starters (April 23-29, 2018)

The table below contains links to some of the headlines that I have added to my research files during the week of April 23-29, 2018. I use these articles to update my lectures, as a source of inspiration for blog posts, and as background research for existing and forthcoming books. If you are an administrator…

Cybertraps Discussion Starters (April 16-22, 2018)

The table below contains links to some of the headlines that I have added to my research files during the week of April 16-22, 2018. I use these articles to update my lectures, as a source of inspiration for blog posts, and as background research for existing and forthcoming books. If you are an administrator…

Cybertraps Discussion Starters (April 9-15, 2018)

The table below contains links to some of the headlines that I have added to my research files during the week of April 9-15, 2018. I use these articles to update my lectures, as a source of inspiration for blog posts, and as background research for existing and forthcoming books. If you are an administrator…

Cover Slide_2018-02-18 Cybertraps for Administrators and School Boards

Cybertraps for Administrators and School Boards [Lecture]

2018-02-18 Cybertraps for Administrators and School Boards from Frederick Lane A presentation delivered on February 18, 2018 at the 2018 Annual Conference of the Alaska Society for Technology in Education in Anchorage, Alaska. If you are interested in discussing a presentation or professional development program for your organization on this topic, please contact me for…

Cover Slide_Digital Citizenship (25 January 2018)

Digital Citizenship: Promoting Safety, Respect, and Collegiality in a Fractured World [Lecture]

2018-01-25 Digital Citizenship from Frederick Lane A webinar delivered to members of California Schools Risk Management on 25 January 2018. If you are interested in discussing a presentation or professional development program for your organization on this topic, please contact me for information regarding my rates and availability.