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Internet Safety for Pre-Teens

Keeping kids safe online is difficult. The Internet is full of pitfalls for the unwary, and young children are particularly at risk. How are parents expected to know how to teach their children about internet safety, prepare a safe browsing experience for them, and know what signs to look for that might mean their child is in trouble? Luckily there is help. The resources below provide guidance for parents of young children to help them navigate the difficulties of getting their children safely online:

 

FBI Parent Guide - tips for parents, including signs of trouble to watch for. Intel Security (McAfee) 10 Step Internet Safety Plan for Families - provides guidance for parents who want to make their children's online experience safer
AVG Parents Guide to Early Years Online Federal Trade Commission Kids Online Safety page - articles and resources for parents