Cyber Safety Tips for Parents



As a parent, you have a lot to think about when letting your children use technology while keeping up to date on Cyber Security issues that can affect you.  This page is dedicated to you.  This is a one stop place to come and learn about how to avoid scams; securing your computer and smart phones; and ways to talk or discuss Cyber Safety with your children. 

See these helpful links from various sites like OnGuard Online – which has great tips for every age; the Department of Homeland Security which has terrific publications to use when talking to your children; and the FCC with helpful tips on securing your smart phones.  Parents can be strong in cyber security – but they also have to make sure their children are as strong as Kansas!

Cyber Safety for Parents

Learn how to avoid scams and secure your computer with tips from the Federal Trade Commission's FTC OnGuard Online.

Cybersecurity 101 – this site has some great tips to consider when utilizing technology.

Smartphone Security Checker – remember to secure your smart phones!

Cyber Safety for Kids

Chatting with Kids Booklet – great resource to help clarify safety with your children. 

Heads Up – share this with your teenager to teach them about things to consider when online.

Stop.Think.Connect.  This is the National Campaign for Cyber Security Awareness.