Your Kids Will Be Online Sooner Than You Think. Talk To Them About How To Stay Safe.

Stay on top of your kids' online safety by making their digital lives a regular part of your conversations.

Katie Sue Webber
Katie Sue Webber
Mom to two sweet little boys. Helping moms is her passion.
Last updated
February 14, 2023

With more children spending time online across multiple devices, parents should talk to their kids about the risks of talking to strangers, the importance of not sharing personal information, and the dangers of phishing.

Kho—a cybersecurity expert—suggests parents make cybersecurity a regular topic of conversation at home, discussing topics such as what constitutes personal information and who that should be shared with, how sensitive data stays online for a long time, the risks of talking to strangers, and the importance of recognizing when they are not treated well and speaking up about it.

Parents should keep an eye on the apps their children are using, equip them with strong passwords and comprehensive antivirus software, and also encourage them to speak up when they are treated badly online.

Read the full article here (via The Guardian)

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