An energetic and enthusiastic individual, Janita is an internet safety specialist and former Victoria police officer of 21 years’ service. Janita found her calling in prevention of online crime and helping people fight back, when she saw the vast number of children affected by cyberbullying issues in 2009. Her instinctual urge to protect the local children and their families, led to an international effort to protect thousands of others, through online safety presentations and promotion of relevant resources.
As a result, her dedication to online safety, took flight. Devoting a great deal of her time to particular demographics with a free service, ensuring those needing assistance would always have someone to turn to.
Her work with police and specialist law enforcement departments in both Australia and the United States has seen her garner respect, recognition and high commendation in this field. Helping specialist units and law enforcement personnel in the dedicated fields of E-Crime, Sex Offences and Tactical Intelligence areas, with online investigatory intelligence and expertise. This has included a core group of special agents from the Department of Homeland Security and the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Taskforce.
Additionally, her expertise has been acknowledged by journalists and media professionals, with her digital safety intellect being featured in dozens of articles including the 20th Anniversary Edition of Marie Clare Australia. Her business CyberActive Services acquired further International status as a featured resource in the USA book publication – Cyber Self Defense.
Internet Safety & Crime Prevention Specialist
What has she achieved?
She has broken ground in a challenging arena
With over 20 years of experience in crime prevention, protection and safety practices, Janita chooses to specialise in Facebook safety instruction and Cybercrime prevention.
Janita’s intricate knowledge on the workings of Facebook from a criminology perspective, has seen her most prominent presentations delivered in the United States, at the Social Media Law Enforcement Conference in Virginia, the International Crime Analysts Conference in Washington State and the National Law Enforcement Training on Child Exploitation Conference in Atlanta.
Janita’s years of training is ongoing and a supportive commitment to the law enforcement professionals who tackle the most heinous of crimes against children around the world. Her digital safety training extends to staff and clients in agencies and women shelters, for people experiencing or evading intimate partner violence, online harassment and stalking.
Clients include Government departments, corporate businesses, community groups, police agencies, libraries, schools and colleges. Janita is widely respected and has been privileged to visit the USA Headquarters of Facebook, Google and Pinterest on more than one occasion.
Janita’s compassion with victims and responsiveness to protect vulnerable people, sees her possess a rare digital ‘Street Cred’ quality, as she continues to deliver cybersafety messages in her battle to defeat cybercrime and safeguard people online. She is a unique specialist in her field who continues to be recognised in Australia and Internationally for her exceptional work and expertise with internet safety.
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