Successfully reported this slideshow.

2012 06 Sexting and Cyberbullying


Published on

2012 06 Sexting and Cyberbullying; what you need to know by Robert Martin

Published in: Technology
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

2012 06 Sexting and Cyberbullying

  1. 1. Robert  Martin,  CISSP  VP  ISSA  Raleigh  NC  Chapter  
  2. 2. What  is  Sex+ng?  —  A  Newly  minted  word  for  sending  or  posting  nude  or   semi-­‐nude  photos  or  videos  
  3. 3. Why  are  People  Sex+ng?  —  Peer  pressure  (  52%-­‐Boys)    (23%-­‐Friend)    —  Revenge  after  a  breakup  —  Blackmail  —  Flirting  —  Impulsive  behavior  —  Special  present  —  Joke  —  Think  it  will  remain  private  
  4. 4. Why  are  People  Sex+ng?  —  82.2% said to get attention—  66.3% said to be cool—  59.4% said to be like the popular girls—  54.8% said to find a boyfriend  
  5. 5. Who  are  the  Images  Going  to?  —  71%  of  teen  girls  and  67%  of  teen  guys  who  have  sent  or    posted  sexually  suggestive  content  say  they  have    sent/posted  this  content  to  a  boyfriend/girlfriend.  —  21%  of  teen  girls  and  39%  of  teen  boys  say  they  have  sent    such  content  to  someone  they  wanted  to  date  or  hook  up    with.  —  15%  of  teens  who  have  sent  or  posted  nude/seminude        images  of  themselves  say  they  have  done  so  to  someone  they   only  knew  online.  
  6. 6. Social  Impact  of  Sex+ng  —  Reduced  School  Attendance  —  Cyber-­‐bullying  and  Harassment  —  Distrust  of  Relationships  —  Emotionally  Destructive    
  7. 7. What  is  Cyber-­‐bullying  —  "Cyber-­‐bullying"  is  when  a  child,  preteen  or  teen  is   tormented,  threatened,  harassed,  humiliated,   embarrassed  or  otherwise  targeted  by  another  child,   preteen  or  teen  using  the  Internet,  interactive  and   digital  technologies  or  mobile  phones.  It  has  to  have  a   minor  on  both  sides,  or  at  least  have  been  instigated   by  a  minor  against  another  minor.    
  8. 8. Cyber-­‐Bulling  Facts  —  More  than  half  of  teens  and  young  adults  have  been   bullied  online   —  10-­‐20%  of  that  number  experience  it  regularly  —  Over  25%  of  teens  have  been  bullied  over  their  cell   phones  —  Girls  are  more  likely  than  boys  to  be  involved  in   cyber-­‐bulling  —  Only  1  out  of  every  10  teens  tell  their  parents  that  they   are  victims  of  cyber-­‐bulling  
  9. 9. Impact  of  Cyberbullying  —  Reluctance  to  go  to  school  and  truancy,  —  Headaches  and  stomach  pains,  —  Reduced  appetite,  —  Shame,  anxiety,  irritability,  —  Aggression  and  depression.    
  10. 10. Incidents  Across  America  —  Michigan-­‐  At  least  1o  students  were  suspended  from   High  School  for  spreading  a  nude  cell  phone  picture   of  a  classmate.  —  New  York-­‐  Police  have  charged  a  16-­‐year-­‐old  boy   with  allegedly  enticing  a  15-­‐year-­‐old  girl  to  text  him   sexually  explicit  photos  and  a  movie  of  herself  that  he   then  forwarded  to  his  friends.  —  Seattle-­‐  Two  cheerleaders  were  suspended  recently   when  nude  pictures  of  them  spread  through  their   school  via  cell  phone.  
  11. 11. Incidents  Across  America  —  Texas-­‐  A  13-­‐year-­‐old  by  was  arrested  on  child   pornography  charges  after  he  received  a  nude  picture   of  an  eighth-­‐grade  student  on  his  cell  phone.  —  Utah-­‐  A  16-­‐year-­‐old  boy  was  charged  with  a  felony  for   sending  nude  photos  of  himself  over  a  cell  phone  to   female  classmates.  
  12. 12. Incidents  Across  America  —  Florida  –  Two  teenage  girls  in  Florida  are  facing   criminal  charges  for  a  Facebook  prank   —  The  girls  created  a  “fake”  Facebook  account  with  the   victims  name.  The  girls  added  “doctored”  photos  of  the   victim  to  make  it  look  as  if  she  was  engaged  in  sexually   explicit  acts  —  New  Jersey  -­‐  Two  Rutgers  college  students  are   convicted  of  a  hate-­‐crimes  and  invasion  of  privacy   —  The  two  college  students  carried  out  a  plan  to  record   their  roommate  in  a  sexual  act     —  As  a  result  the  roommate  committed  suicide    
  13. 13. Cyberspace  Truths  —  Pictures  that  are  taken  on  a  cell  phone  are  going  to  be   available  for  30-­‐50  years.  —  Pictures  may  be  distributed  all  over  the  Internet  
  14. 14. Consequences    —  Limit  a  person s  ability  to  get  into  college,  join  the   military  or  get  a  job  for  the  rest  of  his    or  her  life.  —  Short,  medium  and  long  term  effects:  anxiety,   depression,  self-­‐harm  and  even  suicidal  thoughts.  
  15. 15. Legal  Trouble  —  If  the  person  in  a  sexually  explicit  image  is  under  18  in  the   U.S.,  it s  child  pornography.  Over  age  18  and  it s   dissemination  of  pornography  to  a  minor  if  it  is  sent  to   someone  under  age  18.  —  For  the  teen  under  18  years,  if  you  take  that  nude  picture,   you  are  manufacturing  it,  if  you  send  that  nude  picture   you  are  distributing  it.  —   In  at  least  4  states,   sexting  kids  are  facing  charges  of   child  pornography  and  sexual  exploitation  of  a  minor.  
  16. 16. Legal  Ramifica+ons  —  Probations  —  Prison  —  If  convicted,  you  have  to  register  as  a  sex  offender    —  Required  to  register  as  a  sex  offender  for  up  to  10   years.  —  Jail  time  up  to  and  including  life  in  prison.   —  Possible  if  prosecuted  as  an  adult.   —  Possible  if  prosecuted  when  they  reach  18  for  things   that  took  place  when  they  were  not  of  age.  
  17. 17. How  to  deal  with  Sex+ng  —  Immediately  delete  nude  images.  —  Do  not  assume  anything  you  send  or  post  is  going  to   remain  private.  —  There  is  no  changing  your  mind  in  cyberspace-­‐   anything  you  send  or  post  will  never  truly  go  away.  —  Don t  give  into  pressure  —  Nothing  is  truly  anonymous  
  18. 18. How  to  deal  with  Cyber-­‐bulling  —  Save  every  message  —  Never  participate  —  Identify  the  person  doing  it  —  Approach  them  in  person  —  If  the  case  is  severe,  press  charges  
  19. 19. References  —  —  — stories-­‐of-­‐cyber-­‐bullying/  —­‐crime-­‐ rutgers-­‐analysis-­‐idUSBRE82G04B20120317