USEFUL SITES FOR PARENTS TO KEEP CHILDREN SAFE ON THE INTERNET
The following are examples of useful sites for information, software for monitoring online activity and search engines to help parents and children have a safe Internet experience. These websites and software programs are examples only, and are to be viewed and researched by the parents who must determine what fits their beliefs and needs.
Oregon Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force
Winnipeg School Division, Canada link page
Provides information for educators, law enforcement and parents for Internet safety and training.
This site provides resources for both parents and children for Internet safety. It has an interview with an actual victim who met with a person that she met online and provides useful information to educate parents and children.
FBI parents guide to Internet safety.
This site provides resources for an Online Safety Guide, Internet safety products such as filters to block explicit or violent content, limiting time on the Internet, monitoring a child’s activities on the Internet, educational and entertaining websites for children, and families and places to report trouble encountered while on the Internet.
This site provides Internet safety tips for parents and children.
Provides information on keeping children safe, resources for parents, missing children information and photographs. Several of the publications providing the information are downloads and require Adobe Acrobat viewer, which is a free download from www.adobe.com.
Provides child safety on the Internet, parent’s guidelines and other related information.
This site allows the search for software of various types to include: monitoring software, keystroke monitoring and other parental needs. The user types in the type of software requested, and a list will be provided.
Oregon Sex offender registry.
Make a Difference for Kids.
Cybersafety Prevention 101.
Facebook for Parents.
Be Smart, Be Safe!
Internet Safety Resources.
Online Predators and Their Victims.