AT&T Presents the 'Digital You' to Raise Awareness on Cyber Security

By CIOReview | Tuesday, August 25, 2015

JACKSON, MS: At a time when people are busy posting about their summer activities and getting ready to head back to school and work, AT&T announces the launch of a comprehensive public educational program ‘Digital You’ that aims to offer tools, tips, apps, guidance and community educational events for people of all ages and regardless of their individual online experience.   

Through Digital You, AT&T has collaborated with prominent national organizations like Common Sense and AARP to enhance digital literacy as well as local organizations across the country to unite and promote expert online safety information in multiple formats for user feasibility.

Mayo Flynt, President of AT&T Mississippi stated, " Digital You was designed to enhance the experience online by providing information that can help everyone be safe, secure and savvy during virtual interactions. We also provide information designed to boost newcomers' digital literacy skills and empower them to be safe and secure digital citizens."

Digital You also comes with Digital Compass, a free interactive game developed by Common Sense to help teach 6-9th graders about real world impact of their online choices.

AT&T has gained remarkable support from thought leaders from organizations including National Consumers League, National Cyber Security Alliance, National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women, League of United Latin American Citizens, Family Online Safety Institute, The Wireless Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Wireless Technologies, iKeepSafe, Call For Action and LGBT Technology Partnership & Institute.