Category: safety

Monitoring Kids on Football Forums

It sounds a very specific title for a post, which is true, but I think it highlights an important issue with what we allow our children to access online.  Take for example my son and his friends, who are all football mad supporting a variety of teams across the country.    All fairly sensible children […]

Corporate Policies on Social Media

Many people don’t see a distinction between where they use the internet however for most companies it represents a large risk. A few years ago it was fairly unusual for a company to offer internet access to it’s employees however those times have changed now. Indeed many people rely on the internet as part of […]

Children and those Social Networks

For parents the web is something that we’ve slowly learned to adapt to as it grew however for our children it’s been a much different experience.  Any child under 18 probably doesn’t remember a world without the internet and in some ways this makes them more vulnerable to it’s dangers. There’s hardly to locate a […]

Teenagers Downloading Torrents – Some Advice

Have you ever wondered how your teenage son or daughter manages to watch all the latest films, downloads all the top hits from their favorite artists all on a small allowance,  Well the reality is that they are almost certainly not paying for any of these, it’s much more likely that they are using torrents. […]

Safer Travel with a VPN

Most people now travel a lot more than a few decades ago, whether it’s for work or simply pleasure.  It’s simpler, easier and cheaper and in fact many of the inconveniences of travel have been made a lot simpler too by the internet.  Most of us have either laptops, tablets or smartphones that keep us […]

Creating Presentation Materials for Safety Talks

There is no doubt that the best way to engage with young people about online safety is to simply go and talk to them. However depending on the age range the approach needs to be very different. Although obviously you can discuss with children the issues about internet safety at any age, in reality faced […]

Understanding Computer Firewalls

If you typically have your computer off and disconnected on the internet then, nonetheless, your firewall won’t ever update. The best method to shield your private computer is by installing the online security firewall. Most computers include a firewall program. Another computer might not have the exact same issue. In the present scenario, your computer […]