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WHOA President Jayne A. Hitchcock is available to speak about cyberbullying, cybercrime, online harassment and cyberstalking. She has several presentations available, targeted to specific audiences, or one can be tailor-made for your needs.

See Jayne giving a presentation to students at Washington State University (17 minutes long)

NEW! Jayne's latest book, True Crime Online: Shocking Stories of Scamming, Stalking, Murder, and Mayhem is now available. Book her today as a keynote speaker to talk about this exciting new book! "LIKE" the Facebook page for the book at True Crime Online

Now accepting major credit cards

Travel expenses and an honorarium are worked out between Jayne and the organization/group beforehand (she is quite reasonable compared to other speakers/lecturers). For information on available dates and fees, please contact Jayne.


(Do NOT e-mail Jayne with online harassment complaints - you will not get a reply. If you are being harassed or stalked online, go immediately to our What to do if you're being harassed page for instructions.)




Keynote Speeches

Law Enforcement/Security Personnel
Corporate/Business Security Personnel
Campus/University Security Personnel

Libraries
Educators (elementary, middle and high school)
Educators (colleges and universities)

Students (elementary, middle and high school)
College/University Students

Corporate/Business Public Lecture
Colleges/University Public Lecture
Parents Lecture
Consumer Public Lecture


Keynote Speeches
(one hour):

    Your choice of (PowerPoint presentation):
  • NEW! True Crime Online: Shocking Stories of Scamming, Stalking, Murder, and Mayhem

    Jayne will discuss some of the stories from her latest book, with photos, video and more

  • Cyberstalking: How it began, where it's at and where it's headed
  • How an Internet expert was cyberstalked (the story of my situation)
  • What are the top 10 cybercrimes?
  • What are the top five online scams and how do they work?
  • High tech stalking: GPS, cell phone cameras, spyware & keyloggers
  • Keeping children safer online
  • Online shopping/auction safety
  • Urban legends, those Nigerians, phishing and more
  • Ask about other topics
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Law Enforcement/Security Personnel
(in two and three-hour formats):

    1. Cybercrime Lecture
      PowerPoint presentation with:
    • Sample cases
    • How to track down cybercriminals - tracing e-mail, free e-mail accounts, social networking sites such as Facebook, Yahoogroups, IM, message boards, etc
    • The latest on Social Networking Sites (SNS) such as Facebook and Formspring
    • How to deal with ISPs
    • Law enforcement contact information for Facebook, eBay, Youtube, etc.
    • How to work with victims
    • And more
  • Question and answer session
  • Handouts - "Cybercrime for Law Enforcement"; AOL search warrant guidelines: and online safety tips brochure for the public and victims
    2. Cyberstalking/Online Harassment Lecture
  • Short video introduction
  • PowerPoint presentation with the latest statistics, sample cases, how to track down offenders and how to work with victims
  • The latest on Social Networking Sites (SNS) such as Facebook and Formspring
  • High-tech stalking techniques including keystroke loggers, spyware, camera cell phones and GPS
  • The importance of antivirus and firewall software
  • Question and answer session
  • Handout - "Online Harassment/Cyberstalking Guidelines for Law Enforcement"; AOL search warrant guidelines: and online safety tips brochure for the public and victims
    3. Customized lectures can also be scheduled to suit your needs
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Corporate/Business Security Personnel:
(in one, two and three-hour formats)

  • PowerPoint presentation with the latest statistics, workplace-related sample cases, how to track down offenders and how to work with victims
  • The latest on Social Networking Sites (SNS) such as Facebook and Formspring PLUS Sexting concerns
  • High-tech stalking techniques including keystroke loggers, spyware, camera cell phones and GPS
  • The importance of antivirus and firewall software
  • Sample acceptable usage policy
  • Question and answer session
  • Handout - "Online Harassment/Cyberstalking Guidelines for the Workplace"
  • Brochure to give to victims
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Campus/University, Other Educational Security Personnel, Instructors, etc.:
(in one, two and three-hour formats)

  • PowerPoint presentation with statistics, campus-related sample cases, how to track down offenders and how to work with victims
  • Social networking sites such as Facebook & Formspring included; Sexting concerns; also AOL IM, message boards & groups and more.
  • High-tech stalking techniques including keystroke loggers, spyware, camera cell phones and GPS
  • The importance of antivirus and firewall software
  • Sample acceptable usage policy
  • Question and answer session
  • Handout - "Online Harassment/Cyberstalking Guidelines for Educational Institutions"
  • Brochure to give to victims
  • Giveaways from major software companies
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Libraries:
(in one and two-hour formats)

  • Short video introduction
  • PowerPoint presentation with statistics, library-related sample cases, how to work with patrons or employees who are being harassed, bullied or scammed
  • The importance of sign in/sign out procedures
  • Social networking sites such as Myspace, Facebook included; also AOL IM, chat room, message boards & groups and more.
  • Sample acceptable usage policy
  • The importance of antivirus and firewall software
  • Question and answer session
  • Handout - "Online Harassment/Cyberstalking Guidelines for Libraries"
  • Brochure to give to the public and victims
If your library will allow it (and is within driving distance), I'll bring Phoebe, our official mascot for the Kids/Teen Division. She is very friendly and barks on command. And she can be petted after the presentation.

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Educators -
Administration, teachers, security or school resource officers (elementary middle and high school: (in one and two-hour formats)

  • PowerPoint presentation with statistics, school-related sample cases, how to work with students being bullied or harassed online
  • Cyberbullying
  • Online predators - how they find their victims and how to help students stay safer online plus a short video
  • Social networking sites (SNS) such as Facebook, Formspring and more - the dangers students can expect by putting up too much information includes actual *public* profiles of students at your school
  • The dangers of "sexting"
  • IM and Skype/video chat safety
  • The importance of antivirus and firewall software
  • Question and answer session
  • Handout - "Cyberbullying/Online Harassment/Cyberstalking Guidelines for Educators"
  • Cyberbullying Brochure to give to students and parents
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Educators -
Administration, teachers, security and advocates for colleges and universities: (in one and two-hour formats)

  • PowerPoint presentation with statistics, campus-related sample cases, how to track down offenders and how to work with students being stalked or harassed online
  • Online predators - how they find their victims and how to help students stay safer online
  • Social Networking Sites (SNS) such as MySpace, Facebook, and more - the dangers students can expect by putting up too much information includes actual *public* profiles of students at your school
  • The dangers of "sexting"
  • IM and chat safety
  • High-tech stalking techniques including keystroke loggers, spyware, camera cell phones and GPS
  • The importance of antivirus and firewall software
  • Question and answer session
  • Handout - "Online Harassment/Cyberstalking Guidelines for Colleges/Universities"
  • Giveaways from major software companies
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Elementary/Middle/High School Students -
Morning Assemblies, technology days, conferences, workshops, separate classes, etc.: (one-hour)

WARNING: For Middle/High Schools: This is an Internet "Scared Straight" presentation - I have two alter egos on Facebook who see how many students accept them as a friend - 50 are asked to be friends. I go through each profile and collate how many put too much information in their profiles, such as cell phone, home phone, home address and where they work. I do NOT show student names or faces on photos (faces are blacked out). I also show how profiles are publicly available if they do not change their privacy settings. I have references available to show that this shocks the students into making changes to stay safer online. If you do NOT want photos shown during this presentation, you MUST tell me when you book me plus the following:

For Elementary Schools - I will work with you to focus on your school's concerns, including the following:

    PowerPoint presentation with:
  • Cyberbullying & sample cases & latest news stories
  • What to do if cyberbullied
  • Online predators & with news samples and a short video
  • Why it's a good idea not to put too much info in online profiles
  • Social Networking Sites (SNS) such as Facebook and Formspring; IM; Skype/video chat & text messaging safety
  • The dangers of "sexting"
  • Trusting your parents, teachers or other adults
  • Safe usernames, checking your preferences & options, profiles
  • Question and answer session
  • Cyberbullying & Online Safety brochure for students
If your school will allow it (and is within driving distance), I'll bring Phoebe, our official mascot for the Kids/Teen Division. She is very friendly and barks on command. And she can be petted after the presentation.

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College/University Students -
Technology days, conferences, workshops, keynote, separate classes, etc.: (one-hour)

WARNING: This is an Internet "Scared Straight" presentation - I have two alter egos on Facebook who see how many students accept them as a friend - 50 are asked to be friends. I go through each profile and collate how many put too much information in their profiles, such as cell phone, home phone, home address and where they work. I do NOT show student names or faces on photos (faces are blacked out). I also show how profiles are publicly available if they do not change their privacy settings. I have references available to show that this shocks the students into making changes to stay safer online. If you do NOT want photos shown during this presentation, you MUST tell me when you book me.
    PowerPoint presentation with:
  • Cyberstalking and sample cases
  • What to do if stalked or harassed online
  • Why it's a good idea not to put too much info in online profiles
  • Blogs, journals, social networking sites such as Facebook, chat, IM & text messaging safety
  • Safe usernames, checking your preferences & options, profiles
  • The dangers of "sexting"
  • Question and answer session
  • Staying Safe Online Brochure for students
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Corporate/Business - Public Online Safety Lecture
for employers, employees, etc: (one hour)

  • PowerPoint presentation with the latest statistics, workplace-related sample case(s), who online stalkers/harassers are, staying safe online, and more
  • Social Networking Sites such as Myspace and Facebook
  • The dangers of "sexting"
  • Question and answer session
  • Online safety brochure
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Campus - Public Online Safety Lectures for Colleges and Universities
(in one hour format)
for students, instructors, personnel and the public:

    1. Cyberstalking and Online Harassment
  • PowerPoint presentation with the latest statistics, campus-related sample case(s), who online stalkers/harassers are, staying safe online, and more
  • The dangers of "sexting"
  • Social Networking Sites such as Facebook and Myspace
  • Question and answer session
  • Online safety brochure
    2. Safe Online Shopping and Auctions
  • Short video introduction
  • PowerPoint presentation with sample cases, safety tips, and more
  • Question and answer session
  • Online shopping and auctions safety brochure
    3. Spams and Scams
  • Short video introduction
  • PowerPoint presentation with sample cases, how to report spams and scams, how to tell if it's legit or not, and more
  • Nigerian scams, phishing, pharming, and urban legends
  • Question and answer session
  • Online safety brochure
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Talk for Parents
parents and the public: (in one hour format)

    The Wild, Wild Web: Keeping Up With The Cyber Generation
    WARNING: This is an Internet "Scared Straight" presentation - I have two alter egos on Facebook who see how many students accept them as a friend - 50 are asked to be friends. I go through each profile and collate how many put too much information in their profiles, such as cell phone, home phone, home address and where they work. I do NOT show student names or faces on photos (faces are blacked out). I also show how profiles are publicly available if they do not change their privacy settings. I have references available to show that this shocks the students into making changes to stay safer online. If you do NOT want photos shown during this presentation, you MUST tell me when you book me.


  • PowerPoint presentation offering advice on how to protect children, yourself and your family online, what types of online crimes exist, and what to do if a child or family member has been harassed, bullied or stalked online
  • Cyberbullying statistics and sample case
  • How to check web browser caches/history
  • Net filtering/monitoring software
  • Online predators; includes short video
  • Social networking sites such as Facebook
  • IM safety
  • Sexting statistics and safety including cell phone monitoring software
  • "Leetspeak"
  • Question and answer session
  • Brochure handout with tips and advice, online resources
    If your school will allow it (and is within driving distance), I'll bring Phoebe, our official mascot for the Kids/Teen Division. She is very friendly and barks on command. And she can be petted after the presentation.

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Public Lecture: (in one and two-hour formats)

    1. Cyberstalking and Online Harassment
  • Short video introduction
  • PowerPoint presentation offering advice on how to protect yourself online, what types of online crimes exist, and what to do if you've been harassed, stalked, spammed or scammed
  • Question and answer session
  • Brochure handout with tips and advice, online resources
    2. Safe Online Shopping and Auctions
  • PowerPoint presentation with sample cases, safety tips, and more
  • Question and answer session
  • Online safety brochure
    3. Spams and Scams
  • PowerPoint presentation with sample cases, how to report spams and scams, how to tell if it's legit or not, and more
  • Nigerian scams, phishing, pharming, and urban legends
  • Question and answer session
  • Online safety brochure

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