Just like a seatbelt in a car or a helmet on a bike, we all need some type of Internet security to protect ourselves from potential hazards. Here are a few Internet security tips to ensure your safety online.

Mobile Security

Mobile Security

Protect your identity in the event of a lost smartphone. Lock, locate and wipe data from a smartphone remotely.

Device Protection

Device Protection

Antivirus protection isn’t just for PCs. Protect your desktop, laptop, tablet and smartphone with antivirus software.

Safe Search

Safe Search

When searching the Internet, look for color-coded icons that signify a websites security.

Social Networking

Social Networking

Social networks are booming. Be aware of new networks, functionality and privacy settings. Have your child walk you through them so you better understand the info they’re publishing online…

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Devices & Location

Devices & Location

Everything today is mobile. It’s no longer just 1 family computer. Monitoring cell phones, tablets, gaming devices and laptops for social networking apps or other methods of publishing content is a must…

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Sharing Personal Info

Sharing Personal Info

Keep your info private. Very often web pages will ask children for their personal info in order to provide personalized content to them. It’s best to establish with younger children what types of info they should or shouldn’t provide…

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Monitoring Usage

Monitoring Usage

Be in-the-know. You want to keep your family safe and have them build positive connections with the world around them today. Knowing the types of tools available is a great first step…

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Learn more about keeping yourself safe online

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