Parents, do you break out in a cold sweat when you see your child surfing the internet? Do you worry about which websites they visit or who interact with them? Is your teen or middle smartphone a cause for concern?
Being a carer for a young digital individual can be anxious, but banning children from using digital devices is impractical and can come back if they start secretly exploring the online environment.
So what is a parent to do? Insist on good online hygiene is like making sure the children understand that they have to look at both ways before crossing the street. Let children know you're there to help, not ruin your good time.
Following are the best practices parents should follow and introduce in their children to keep them, their data and other family members secure online information. 19659005] Communication is the key. Talk to your children early and often about the real and current danger presented by online criminals. Let them know what types of personal information criminals seek and never reveal online. Let the kids know that being online is a privilege and that you need to see where they go and what they do for security reasons.
Children are children. There are no 100 percent effective ways to keep your children secure online, but you can improve their chances of staying safe by providing good digital parenting through vigilance, honest communication and a modicum of control.
With your help, children can learn to open online portals to rich information sources around the world while retaining those who are waiting to use them.
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