Follow these safety tips:
- Set rules about
internet use for your family.
- Talk about common
sense safety tips such as guarding identity and information.
- Supervise children
when they use the internet. Having the PC in a central location,
like a family room, helps.
- Look into filters,
blockers, or parental control software. (Unique Innovation services
offer all of these, and can help you with proper installation.)
- Create limited user
accounts on the PC for children.
- Encourage dialogue
between you and your children.
Get more information
about keeping your family safe at these websites:
OTHER PROACTIVE APPROACHES TO PREVENT DANGER.
Examine the PC for file sharing
Kids often use these programs to download and share free music. This can
pose several problems as it violates copyright laws and could render you
responsible for these actions. Also your information and data could be
in a shared location, meaning others can download it through these
View the history of visited websites
Most web browsers have easy ways for you to view this content.
Check logs of IM conversations
Some programs have notifications that you can have emailed to you.
Know your children's email addresses
and "screen names"
Suggestive names can attract unwanted attention. Do not use last names
in children's and teen's email addresses or screen names
If you need further assistance making sure your
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