Overview of Online Safety

  • Managing the Internet at Home - Talk with your children

    Click here to read tips for keeping your children safe online.

    Click here for a a SafeKids pledge that you can review with your child.
     

     
    Security Settings on Your Home Computer

    Tips to keep your computer safe:
    • Keep your virus software up to date
    • Download recommended updates for your operating system
    • Call your Internet service provider to see what security they offer
    • If you are using wireless connections, make sure you set the security on the access point
    • Check and double check before installing any free software
    • Don't open email from unknown sources
    Blocking cookies on Internet Explorer
    • Click on TOOLS and select INTERNET OPTIONS
    • Click on the PRIVACY tab and adjust the slider setting to LOW to block 3rd party cookies
    • You can also go to CONTENT and block specific sites.