• 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
The Cybertraps Series

The 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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The Cybertraps Podcast

The Cybertraps Podcast

This twice-weekly podcast features a live current-events discussion and interview with experts from the fields of cybersafety, cybersecurity, education, technology, and more!

Hosted by Jethro Jones and Frederick Lane.

Live shows Mondays at noon eastern.

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Questions and Audience Feedback

Questions and Audience Feedback

Do you have questions about the use of digital devices and electronic communication tools in your classroom or your home? Are you concerned about cybersecurity, cybersafety, privacy, data mining, and the risks arising from the use and misuse of modern technology? We're here to help.

Ask a question or leave us some feedback about something you've heard on our podcast. At least once a month, we will discuss your comments and answer your questions.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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iTeachSmart: Helping Professional Educators Avoid Cybertraps [Lecture]

iTeachSmart: Helping Professional Educators Avoid Cybertraps from Frederick Lane A presentation I delivered as a webinar for the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification on May 22, 2014. If you are interested in discussing a presentation or professional development program for your organization on this topic, please contact me for information…

The Age of SnapPrivacy: The Myths of Anonymity and Deletion [Lecture]

2014-04-24 The Age of SnapPrivacy from Frederick Lane A brief overview of the history of personal privacy and the impact of technology delivered at the Cyber Privacy Symposium at Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY on April 24, 2014. Included is a discussion of what actually constitutes privacy. If you are interested in discussing a presentation or…

American Privacy: The 400-Year History of Our Most Contested Right [Lecture]

2014-04-10 American Privacy: The 400-Year History of Our Most Contested Right from Frederick Lane A presentation based on my book American Privacy that I delivered to the Genesis Client Forum in Chicago, IL on April 10, 2014. If you are interested in discussing a presentation or professional development program for your organization on this topic,…

The Secret Life of Teens: The Myths of Anonymity and Deletion [Lecture]

2014-04-08 The Secret Life of Teens: The Myths of Anonymity and Deletion from Frederick Lane A presentation I delivered for the “Common Ground Speaks” conference at Far Hills Country Day School in Far Hills, NJ on April 8, 2014. If you are interested in discussing a presentation or professional development program for your organization on…

Digital Citizenship: A Modern Parent’s Guide To Raising CyberEthical Kids [X-Post]

[This blog post originally appeared on Good Digital Parenting.] If it isn’t blindingly obvious already, our kids are growing up in a digital and increasingly wireless world, and technology is revolutionizing education for both adults and their children of today. There are now more mobile devices in the world than there are people (although they…

Impact of Technology on Clinical Evaluations: Cyberstalking, Cyberbullying, Sexting, and Sextortion [Lecture]

2014-03-27 Impact of Technology on Clinical Evaluations: Cyberstalking, Cyberbullying, Sexting, and Sextortion from Frederick Lane A presentation delivered remotely to the San Diego Psych Law Society on March 27, 2014. 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…

Digital Media & the Death of Privacy [Lecture]

Digital Media & the Death of Privacy from Frederick Lane A presentation on how the development of digital technology and digital media has affected the three main strands of privacy: modesty, anonymity, and control. This talk was given at ASMPNY IDEAshare on March 1, 2014. If you are interested in discussing a presentation or professional…

Cybertraps for Educators: The Professional Perils of 24/7 Communication [Lecture]

Cybertraps for Educators from Frederick Lane A presentation for the Alaska Society for Technology in Education, based on my upcoming book, Cybertraps for Educators. It details the potential risks for teachers and administrators from the use and misuse of electronic resources. If you are interested in discussing a presentation or professional development program for your…

Managing The Phases Of Your Child’s Digital Life [X-Post]

[This blog post originally appeared on Good Digital Parenting.] In his marvelously funny book, “The Restaurant at the End of the Universe,” British satirist Douglas Adams observed that “The History of every major Galactic Civilization tends to pass through three distinct and recognizable phases, those of Survival, Inquiry and Sophistication, otherwise known as the How,…