Cybermum India

Anindita Mishra is McAfee’s Cybermum in India. A Pune-based freelance writer, teacher and devoted mother of two- Anindita has always been a vocal advocate for issues tied to children's welfare and development. Like many Indian parents, Anindita wants to make sure that her children are safe wherever they go, in the real or virtual world. Her blogs are about internet safety and sharing her own experiences, insights and learnings to keep children and families safe online. You can follow Anindita on Twitter @Cybermum_India or via Facebook page: Cybermum India or email her at cybermum.india@gmail.com
“What are third party apps?” asked my mother with a frown. “Wow Gran! You are becoming pretty cyber-savvy!” commented my incorrigible offspring and added, “Wherever did you come across it?” “Why, your Mom shared a post on Facebook about being cautious while using third party apps. I have been searching for a while but can’t ...
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Summer vacation is on and chances are that your kids are spending time indoors as the scorching sun makes it too hot to go and play outside. They are probably lounging around with their devices, which may include gaming devices, smartphones, laptops, desktops, virtual assistants, livestreaming sticks, smart toys or e-book readers. And why not? ...
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“The best match for me,” announced my daughter one Sunday morning sometime back, “is a Scorpio.” “Oh really? And this piece of vital information no doubt came from Linda Goodman?” I queried, giving her a been-there-done-that look. “Why read when there are multiple sites online that can predict the perfect match for you? You need ...
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As digital immigrants, I have seen a lot of my friends in a constant dilemma/struggle about bringing up children in this digital age. I understand, there aren’t any rule books that can be used as a guide or any previous experience to fall back upon. Consequently, there arises digital conflicts between parents and kids ranging ...
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