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Oct. 17: Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon's Information Networking Institute To Share Internet Safety Tips With Children at Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh

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Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon's Information Networking Institute
To Share Internet Safety Tips With Children at Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh

Event: In recognition of National Cyber Security month, Carnegie Mellon University's Information Networking Institute (INI) and Carnegie Mellon CyLab will share tips about how to keep children safe on the Internet. A team of INI experts, including Amanda Kraemer, Yuki Izena-Vandapel and David Doyle, will provide interactive demos to help children, age 12 and under, and parents learn how to protect themselves online and avoid the dangers of cyber bullying. Parents also will learn how to talk with their children about how to protect their own identity online. Children and parents will be introduced to Carnegie Cadets, a new cyberspace game, and Carnegie Library's "Stuart the Safety Bot." The event is open to the public.

When: 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18.

Where: Children's room, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Oakland Main Branch, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213.

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