Advanced parental controls

Why Do We Need Advanced Parental Controls?

Today, with more children using technology from an early age, more of them are exposed to online threats, including inappropriate content, cyberbullying or even sexual predators. Naturally, parents are more interested in better protection, and the need for advanced parental controls grows. Online safety of children is a growing concern for parents. Market researcher Childwise notes that 5-16-year-old children spend …

Parents, play it SMART Online

Smart Parent Guide: How to Talk to Your Child about the Dangers Online?

We use the internet for everything; shopping, researching, socializing, learning, navigating. The same is true for our kids. They use the internet to play games, talk to their friends, and do their homework. And kids are curious, wanting to learn and discover the world around them. Of course, we want to encourage this as much as possible. The problem with …

CUJO Guest: How to Make an iPhone or iPad Toddler-Friendly?

Today we are excited to hear insights from a blogger and a father Michael Kummer, who usually writes about technology, health, parenting and traveling. He shares his tips about a topic that worries every smart parent: how to make iDevices (iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch) toddler-friendly? Michael is a technologist. He loves gadgets that add value by simplifying his life and …

E-Safety: What You Need to Know

Online safety, or e-safety, is a term that means ensuring that children and young people are protected from harm and supported to achieve the maximum benefit from new and developing technologies without risk to themselves or others. Clearly, by that definition, e-safety is no small task, and it is one that grows in complexity. Not only does it involve the technologies, …

family internet security

Basic Approaches to Optimal Family Internet Security

The Internet is a two-way channel. We send out requests, and the Internet provides. Ask Google a question, get millions of answers. Look for something to watch, and find everything from YouTube options that you can view for free to subscription services that allow you to enjoy excellent movies or old TV shows. Anything and everything can be available online, …

How to Ensure the Internet is Kid-Friendly and Safe

With the invention of the Internet came the opening of all kinds of doors regarding entertainment, communication methods, and even the way in which we access information. If you’re a parent, then you understand better than anyone. With that said, it’s essential to ensure that the websites your children use are kid-friendly. Luckily, there are many ways to do this. Parents …

Baby Monitors hacked

How to protect your baby monitors and webcams from hackers

We can keep tabs on everything now. Methods of recording the world around us are so commonplace, so designed in, that we can forget that we’ve opened a new type of window into our private lives. The ability to gain access to something like your email account or credit card can reveal lots about a person. But the proliferation of …