Look for suspicious bills, letters, or junk mail Keep your child’s PFI locked up and resist sharing it Shred documents as you would your own Definitely check around their 16 th birthday If you suspect that your child’s information may be at risk, check whether your child has a credit report by contacting each of the three nationwide credit reporting companies: Equifax: 800.525.6285 Experian: 888.397.3742 TransUnion: email@example.com or 800.680.7289 Ask them to search using your child’s name and Social Security number; if nothing turns up, ask for a so-called manual search using just your child’s Social Security number.
Talk early and often to your kids Create an honest, open environment with gives and takes Communicate your values and set a good example Be patient with them
1. Computers only belong in common areas 2. User accounts limit everyone’s ability to install software 3. Do not share your passwords (except with your parents) 4. ALWAYS CONTACT MOM OR DAD WHEN: An anti-virus alert goes off Something becomes uncomfortable to you You make new friends online You find something new and cool
1.Decide on features together 2.Consider social mapping 3.Set realistic expectations 4.Use care when sharing photos and videos 5.Exercise good judgment with social networking 6.Teach them how to block contacts, including “Do Not Disturb” 7.Remind them of legal issues 8.Set an example, it works both ways
Do not be afraid of your children using technology Communicate openly with your kids (early and often) Communicate your values and set a good example Be patient with them
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MMORPG “Party room” games Games which have more than a couple players participating together “Internet access required”
Net Nanny McAfee Safe Eyes CYBERsitter CyberPatrol Built-in to operating system http://internet-filter-review.toptenreviews.com/ http://internet-filter-review.toptenreviews.com/
AppleID allows some forms of “spying” on user activities, you would need the password Text messages Applications installed Social mapping software allows you to track usage and location A smart phone can still be replaced with a dial- only phone with no texting
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