Washington girls learn cyber safety from PNW company as risks increase

With online learning and fewer in-person social events, an insurance company teamed up with the Girl Scouts to teach cyber security during COVID.

More than a hundred girls in Washington state are getting some new “virtual armor” with specialized cyber security trainings from a company in the Pacific Northwest.

PEMCO Insurance teamed up with the Girl Scouts to provide the courses, teaching elementary-age girls about safety online.

“Better to start sooner than later, and even specifically with girls,” said PEMCO’s Allison Leep.

Leep noted 75% of cyber stalking victims are female. 

During the pandemic, many more children are also relying

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