Internet Safety for Kids & Parents

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The internet is an exciting place to visit, but surfing the Internet can also be dangerous. The best filter is not as effective a protection as a parent's awareness of basic safety rules for exploring the virtual world.

To learn how to surf the Internet safely check out these sites:

For Teens

Internet safety for teens from kidshealth.org: http://kidshealth.org/en/teens/internet-safety.html

"Website Warrior" for teens - videos, games, comics and quizzes about online choices: www.nsteens.org/

For Parents

Child safety on the information highway: A Comprehensive Computer Safety & Security Guide: www.certstaff.com/computer-safety-security-guide.html

FBI Kid's Educational Page: www.fbi.gov/resources/parents

Child safety on the information highway: www.safekids.com/child-safety-on-the-information-highway/

Netsmartz.org for parents: http://origin.www.netsmartz.org/Parents

Online Safety from the Federal Trade Commission: www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/online-security

Protecting Children’s Privacy – A Guide for Parents, Carers and Educators: www.comparitech.com/blog/vpn-privacy/protecting-childrens-privacy/

Safe Florida: Cyber Security from the Florida Attorney General: www.safeflorida.net/safesurf

Safe Steps to Protect Florida's Children: A Parent's Guide to Online Safety, Child Abduction, and Runaway Issues: http://myfloridalegal.com/ChildSafety.pdf

Wired Safety: www.wiredsafety.org