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.
- K9 Web Protection Browser
K9 Web Protection is a free Internet filter and parental control software for home computers (PC and Mac), iPhones and iPads. The browser automatically blocks adult content and malicious sites.
- 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 411
NetSmartz411 is parents' and guardians' premier, online resource for answering questions about Internet safety, computers, and the Web.
- 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.
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.