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KNOWLEDGEFLOW Canada's trusted source for cybersafety education Cybersafety Foundation

Cybersafety Empowers Communities

In our modern society, digital connectivity and safe communications enable social contact and essential services. Cybersafety is the societal bond and generational thread that runs through everything we do on a daily basis.

It fuels economic growth and fosters trust within communities. It is worth protecting, but it takes people from all walks of life to do it. Only people like you can make a difference. Join us. It’s free.

Cybersafety Begins With You

Over the past quarter-century, ingenuity, technology and the Internet have accelerated human progress beyond our wildest dreams, but these tools are easily abused and societal changes have taken place faster than many people have been able to adapt. Whether you are a digital native, a parent or a grandparent, you can participate in exciting projects to:

– prevent and correct abuse on the internet

– contribute to important projects and

– educate others to be vigilant and avoid

Special Initiatives

First Principles of Cybersafety (FPC)

fpc-smFirst Principles is our school and municipal cybersafety program. It is a data driven, knowledge based, unifying framework for preserving a high degree of cyber situational awareness in all situations that present a risk of technology abuse, digital harassment and online victimization.

Our principles are the guiding force for an innovative program delivered in schools, in partnership with municipalitiesand boards of education. All content is authoritative, developed by government agencies and accredited organizations. KnowledgeFlow is exclusively staffed by certified professionals, uniquely qualified to present, implement and support cybersafety activities on a national scale.

Cybersafety by Design (CbD)

cbd-smThe 7 Principles of Cybersafety by Design include guidelines for professional organizations to employ in the responsible implementation of safe online social networks, learning environments, online communities, Web sites and mobile applications throughout their life cycles.

CbD helps to level the playing field between organizations and audiences by asking the tough questions about information use, access, protection and control. Questions of duty of care, disclosure, consent, openness and appropriate use.


Cybersafety Certification Platform (CCP)

KnowledgeFlow’s Cybersafety Certification Platform (CCP) is our unified solution for bringing First Principles to students, educators and parents right across Canada.

KnowledgeFlow’s CCP is a revolutionary system that uses highly effective learning techniques, multi-platform availability and gamified incentives to educate broad audiences on an on-going basis. Students and educators can maintain control over their achievements, enjoy rewards and proudly share their certificates throughout the year.

Alliances and Partnerships

KnowledgeFlow is proud to partner with Municipalities, Law Enforcement Agencies, Teachers, Schools, Parent Councils, Businesses and Individuals who support are dedicated to Cybersafety.

We have also forged productive alliances with Seneca College, UOIT and Ryerson’s Privacy & Big Data Institute for research and publishing initiatives.



Become a Certified Cybersafety Champion in your area. Start a revolution in your community! Take the first steps in becoming a Certified Cybersafety Champion (CCC) and help build the next generation of Internet defenders, educators and leaders.


Exclusive Articles

Follow the latest updates from KnowledgeFlow
  • Sharpen Your Cybersafety Arsenal
    Three simple rules of thumb for online safety: 1. Ignore urgent emails that demand you take action now. 2. When a data breach includes your data, don’t ignore it. 3. Ransomware implies data theft; act accordingly. Check out the full article here.
  • Google, Facebook and Microsoft back global plan to ‘eradicate’ online child sexual abuse
    Check out the article here. Collaborative efforts to end online victimization are great!What’s less than ideal are politicians hijacking the issue in order to backdoor encryption and breach privacy rights across the board. Parents and educators need to watch for and react to legislative efforts that undermine human rights, on both sides of the border.
  • Happy June 1st!
    Knowledgeflow celebrates International Day for the Protection of Children.
  • Become a CyberCrimeFighter!
    In a modern world full of noise and distraction, we focus on a long term vision of providing kids a solid foundation of digital literacy, safe technology life skills, resilience and responsibility.
  • Ontario’s Privacy Commissioner Receives KnowledgeFlow’s Highest Honour
    Dr. Ann Cavoukian’s efforts to curb bullying and victimization recognized by leading Canadian cybersafety organization.

Take the Lead

Do you represent an organization that supports cybersafety? If you are interested in hackproofing communities, why not become a Cybersafety Sponsor? You can support one seminar, or the entire year’s presentation. With your contributions we can reach broader audiences from seniors to immigrants, small businesses and community groups.

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Happy New Year, Cybersafety Champions! Our Kiva Team is starting to make a real difference in the lives of people. Can you think of a better day to join than today? https://www.kiva.org/invitedto/knowledgeflow/by/cybersafety

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When ethically challenged programmers help morally bankrupt individuals to victimize people, antivirus companies collaborate to block them. A great, positive step in cybersafety! https://www.facebook.com/knowledgeflow.ca/posts/2500417203340887

18 November: European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse https://www.coe.int/en/web/children/end-child-sex-abuse-day

Today we feature one of the unsung heroes of the cybersafety space, who embodies the credo of our foundation: if you have mad skills that can help people, doing so is its own reward. https://www.propublica.org/article/the-ransomware-superhero-of-normal-illinois

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