Materials: Security and Internet

Parents Guide to Protecting Kids Online

While your kids might be experts at the technology, they’re not experts at evaluating risk. So, how can you protect them? The authors of this guide propose 20 easy things that you can do right away to protect your children. 

Language: 
English
Year of publication: 
2017
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How to Protect Your Children on Their Smartphone - Tiger Mobiles

This visual quick reference guide from Tiger Mobiles will be useful for parents to protect their children on the use of smartphones. They give some basic advices, offer info about some popular apps and also about Parental Control Tools. 

As they report, at the start of the 2014-2015 school year, 59% of UK parents reported that they planned on getting a smartphone for their children. And smartphones have plenty of apps to entertain children, help them with their homework, and more. But just like anything else that’s connected to the internet, parents need to make sure their kids are safe while using smartphones. Here are some tips on how they can do that.

Language: 
English
Year of publication: 
2015
4.84 MB Download

Comparison of Parental Control Tools

We have produced a useful and original resource which allows parents and educators to compare different parental control software and choose the best option for their family or class.

Language: 
English
Year of publication: 
2015
1.41 MB Download

Risks and safety on the Internet

This report presents the full findings from a new and unique survey designed and conducted according to rigorous standards by the EU Kids Online network. It was funded by the European Commissions’ Safer Internet Programme in order to strengthen the evidence base for policies regarding online safety.

Language: 
English
Year of publication: 
2011
2.27 MB Download

Study of content filters

This document contains a scored comparison of the 25 most popular content filters on the market. It distinguishes between those that are free and those that have a price, as well as those that require a particular operating system, etc.

The criteria on which the rating of each filter is based are: functionality, safety, effectiveness and usability.
Besides the study of filters,it also has a lot of advice for parents that could be helpful.

Language: 
English
Year of publication: 
2010
1.09 MB Download