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Keeping your family

Keeping your family

safe online

safe online

 

Most kids are incredibly savvy when it comes to using the internet— but make sure they follow safe computing practices, so they don’t expose themselves or their household to cybercrime.Fortunately, there are some great resources you can use to help teach your kids how to stay safe online.

Keeping your family safe online

Communication

Talk to your kids about what they’re doing online and who they’re connecting with

Online Strategy

Keep up-to-date with the latest trends, technology and apps to encourage family discussions on online safety

Personal Info

Tell your children not to give out personal information about themselves or the family

Control

Consider using parental controls to restrict access to certain apps, games or websites

Monitoring

Set clear boundaries and time limits on the use of technology

Awareness

Talk about cyberbullying with your children as soon as they start using social media sites or a mobile phone

Resources worth checking out

  • The award-winning ThinkUKnow program www.thinkuknow.org.au offers training to help you guide your kids in the digital world.
  • If you think your child is being bullied online, visit the Children’s e-Safety Commissioner website at www.esafety.gov.au
  • Understand what rules exist for publishing images of children and young people online

For more information on Cyber Security, talk to your Adviser.

 

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