Mommy Katie: Easy Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Monday, June 5, 2017

Easy Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

The internet is a big place. There is so much information just a click away and not all of it is safe. Out there in the deep dark spaces of the internet, lurk black hat hackers and cyber-bullys who will stop at nothing to get your personal information and use it against you. With so much going on, there are still things that you can do to make sure your kids are safe online:

1. Talk to them about the dangers of internet: Just like how you would tell your children about the dangers of the real world and the need to stay safe, let them know about the dangers that they may encounter on the internet too. Cyber crime and bullying are rampant, so make sure you equip them with the strategies to recognize and save themselves from it.

2. Tell your kids never to share their passwords: Passwords and other personal information should not be shared even with those who seem trusted, especially on the internet. One can use these passwords or personal information against you and lead you into some serious trouble.

3. Have an antivirus suite installed: Run an antivirus on your device regularly and make sure that the system is disinfected and there are no viruses or malwares. Viruses can compromise your security and personal information greatly.

4. Use privacy settings: Privacy settings on social media profiles will make your kids choose who can see their posts who can’t. These can be done to make sure that your privacy is never compromised online.

We hope these kids will help you make online security easier for you and your kids. Now that you have done the hard work, you can now play bingo online for real money without worrying about your information being compromised.

3 comments:

Maryann D. said...

This is definitely good advice for children and also for adults. We all should be extra careful about sharing our information.
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Tamra Phelps said...

My niece & nephews are online all the time & I do worry about what they might run into there. Of course, we take all the precautions we can, but still...you keep an eye on them all the time.

1AlwaysNYC 1 said...

It's so important to talk to your children about online safety and social media. It's almost impossible for them to get away from it.