Rik Ferguson is Trend Micro’s vice president of security research. He has created a series of Internet security advice videos to help consumers. In this video, he offers some tips on how to help protect your children when they go online.
Internet safety for kids is more complex than ever before, because it now includes all mobile devices in your family. Creating a safe Internet environment requires a combination of parental controls and family trust.
Here are a few highlights from the video:
Set online rules such as:
A word about online bullying
Make sure that your kids know that they have your support and protection from online bullying. No child should be left alone with the social and personal humiliation bullying brings. Sometimes you can feel that there’s no escape, and your family should be that safer place.