Online child safety is in high demand. With the daily threats of online predators growing each day, all parents want to protect their children. Every time a child logs onto a computer, they are potential victims to an online predator. Unfortunately, parents cannot supervise their children's computer time 24/7. So, instead of worrying about what your child will download or stumble across, you need to take action to protect your child each time they log onto the computer.
You can access child protection software in a variety of ways. Some computers software automatically come with the purchase of your computer. You can purchase some child protection software at the store or even online. And lastly, if you do not have money to purchase a software program, you do have the ability to block certain websites on your internet browser. All of these methods will give parents a peace of mind.
Many parents choose to create secondary logins for their children, this works well in Windows XP. You can add filters and permissions for each user so you can administer the sites and content your children are able to access on the computer and online.
There are many reliable ways to protect your child from online threats. The most effective way is installing child safety software on your computer. These programs will protect your child when they use instant message, email, chat sites, and blog sites. They also provide internet browsing filtering, detailed activity logs, safe web browsing, and the ability to block any websites you do not want your child visiting.
Below are some links to sites that can give you more information about keeping your children safe.
http://www.saftonline.org/ -Safety, Awareness, Facts and Tools -Information on Internet Safety
http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/Internet%20Safety%20Awareness.htm -Information on Internet Safety and Cyberbullying
http://virtus.org/virtus/net_acronyms.cfm -A searchable list to help parents become aware of some of the common "shorthand"
that is used in Online chat rooms, Instant Messaging systems, and even cell phone text messages.
http://coupons.answers.com/guide/13892702/Online-Couponing-and-Shopping---Basic-Consumer-Safety.html -Information on
Consumer Safety when using Online Couponing and Shopping -Tips on how to avoid fraud and protect your