The internet contains a wealth of information that you and your children can benefit from, but can also be a dangerous place where you’ll need to protect your privacy and data. Digital safety is the practice of following actionable guidelines, understanding modern technology, and protecting your digital devices so you can defend against the malicious parts of the online world.
Check out the video and resources below on how to protect your identity, have family conversations about digital safety, and more.
Digital Safety Resources
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media for Parents helps families make smart media choices. This is one of the largest, most trusted library of independent age-based and educational ratings and reviews for movies, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music. The website also helps families understand and navigate the problems and possibilities of raising children in the digital age.
ConnectSafely is a nonprofit dedicated to educating users of connected technology about safety, privacy and security.
Social Media Guides for Families
Advice and resources from Common Sense Media on parenting, media, and everything in between
Digital Citizenship Resources for Families
Digital citizenship tips, activities, and conversation starters for families compiled by Common Sense Media.
Online Privacy and Security
Resources from the Federal Trade Commission on understanding online privacy, protecting your devices from hackers and threats, and avoiding common online scams.
Protecting Kids Online
Resrouces from the Federal Trade Comisson on how to talk to your kids about being online, and how to help them make good decisions and stay safe.
Teaching Digital Citizenship
Ready-to-teach lessons on Digital Citizenship from Common Sense Media.