ABOUT US

Our goal is simple: we want to keep you safe online. Scroll down to read our full mission statement and get to know KYN a little better.

Our Mission

In a split second, someone can have access to all of your personal information: where you live, what you do for a living, what interests you have, what restaurants you frequent, etc. Creepy, right? What if I said that you willingly supply access to this information every single day? This oversharing of private data can leave us vulnerable to cyber-attacks and potentially threaten our "real-world" safety. As we advance into the twenty-first century, we are experiencing a technological revolution that has opened the door to many challenges associated with cyberbullying, over-sharing, sexting, over-use, and other issues that affect children and adults alike. The Internet can be a dangerous neighborhood, but Know Your Net is here to be your virtual safety net.

 

This website is an educational tool that provides the resources necessary for you and your loved ones to practice online safety and digital citizenship. Each tab is purposefully designed and segmented for specific groups of people: kids, teenagers, adults, and parents of young children.

 

The Internet has certainly facilitated the growth and development of the modern world, but it can easily threaten the privacy and livelihood of its users. It is imperative that people of all ages are well-equipped and prepared to handle the dangers and challenges associated with technology usage. It is time to truly know your net.

GET TO KNOW ME

ALEXA GILOMEN

Digital Marketing Specialist

After graduating from the University of Georgia in 2018, I decided to turn my passion for digital media into a full-time job and began my consulting career. Consulting in the digital space has given me the unique opportunity to work behind the scenes and truly understand what goes into marketing on a mass scale. Everyday, we willingly give companies access to our personal data: where we live, work, play, and even our purchasing habits. If corporations can easily get a hold of our data, anyone can. Unfortunately, most of the world has no knowledge of this and can put themselves and their families at risk. In this digital age, it is essential  that children and adults are equipped with the tools necessary to practice judicious online safety and digital citizenship. I have made it my mission to educate others on the dangers of digital overuse and oversharing -- thus, knowyour.net was born.

Education:

University of Georgia, Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication

Know Your Net's mission is to create a safer online environment for people of all ages. We are always trying to grow and improve. If you have any suggestions of what should be added to this website, please click "contact" and let us know.

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