General Internet Safety Information
- Request a Parent Packet
- Internet Safety Quiz for Adults
- OnGuard Online.gov
Gain practical, timely information on protecting your family when using technology.
- Internet Safety Cheat Sheet
The Internet Safety Cheat Sheet is a list of non-techie explanations that teach you how to quickly adjust settings on your computer and mobile devices to make the web a safer place for your kids.
- Heads Up
“Share with care” and “interact with tact” are two of the messages in this OnGuard Online publication for kids.
- An Internet Survival Guide for Parents
Learn what you need to know to help your kids safely enjoy media, including the Internet.
- Protect Your Family's Addresses
Block your email, mobile number, instant messaging ID and/or fax number from use by adult-oriented marketers by registering with this free service from Utah.gov.
Find information on minimizing the risks of using technology such as mobile phones, computer games and social networking tools.
NetSmartz is NCMEC's online safety education program. It provides age-appropriate videos and activities to help teach children be safer online with the goal of helping children to become more aware of potential online risks and empowering them to help prevent victimization by making safer choices on- and offline.
- ThinkUknow Parents Section
Thinkuknow is an education initiative by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre in the UK. Many Great Resources for Parent regarding internet safety.
- Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media is a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization, that provides reviews of movies, games, apps, & more so parents can make informed decisions.
- 17 Rules to Protect My Child Online - Internet Safety For Kids
Some stats about the dangers that kids face when they go online and the best ways you can make sure your children stay safe when they're browsing the wide world of the web.
Internet Safety News and Updates
S.T.A.R. School Technology Action Report - Tackling School Bullying
What you need to know about bullying and cyber bullying legislation, prevention, and best practices from eSchool Media Inc.
- Online Safety Report Discourages Scare Tactics
An article published by eSchool News explains that scare tactics don't keep kids safe online modeling and communicating about positive behavior does.
- Online Bullies Pull Schools Into the Fray
This article describes how some schools are dealing with Cyberbullies.
- When Your Child Is the Cyberbully
A psychology professor offers a thoughtful response to apparent whose child harassed a schoolmate in this New York Times article.
- Net Family News
This weekly email newsletter, daily blog, and news feed provides parents with information on how to help kids have a safe, constructive times online.
Protect Your Computer
- Protect Your PC
This article contains information and advise on how to protect your PC while online.
- Protect your Mac
This article contains information and advise on how to protect your Mac while online.
- Keep Your Computer System Updated
Ongoing updates are issued to guard against new viruses and malware. This resource tells you how to keep your Windows system up-to-date.
- Install Antivirus Software
Learn how fight software programs used by online attackers to invade your PC.