I have been working on this blog for four years now. I think I have helped a lot of people. I am glad to continue to help people and answer questions. However, I have not addressed the “Elephant” in the room. This is the reason most of you are visiting my site. It is because you are a concerned parent and want to protect your kids and family from Pornography.
Not my Kids. Not my Family.
It is so easy to think that you KNOW what your kids are doing and what your kids' friends are doing. It is easy to think that your loved ones would never get trapped into “that sort of thing.” However I have been able to hear first hand from parents and wives that have discovered and usually a little too late, how deep their loved ones … Read More »
What is Java?
Java is an object oriented programming language. The Java virtual machine allows a program to work on different types of computers. Do you recognize the logo? Do you ever get reminders that you need to update your JVM? Remember updates are important: Updates Updates Updates!
Go to the JAVA page to download the latest version. If you have a version that is below version 7, uninstall Java and install the latest version. Oracle is no longer supporting Java versions 6 and earlier.
Why should I care?
Hackers love to attack the Java Virtual machine and java web applications because they could potentially gain access to administrative functions on your computer. Since the Java Virtual machine can work across multiple platforms, it doesn't matter if you have a mac, PC, or even linux box, you could potentially be vulnerable.
The United States Computer Emergency … Read More »
Vacations, gifts, candles, shopping. It is easy to get lost in the hustle of the holidays. Take a few extra steps so that you can keep your holiday season full of good will and cheer!
Secure those Christmas Gifts! – Whether it is a laptop, computer, tablet, or smart phone, it is so exciting to open and play with a new toy! Take the time to download all required updates for the device. Download and install anti-virus software. For smartphones, make sure to add a password and install additional security software on your phone. Do not get on the Internet until you have sufficiently secured your new device.
Take Care in a Crowd – The holiday season can be crowded and busy leaving you vulnerable to theft. Be extra careful if you do carry a wallet or purse. They are the prime … Read More »
Internet safety: Top 5 ways to keep your kids safe this school year
Created By: Cathy Olsen
It's back to school. We anticipate and somewhat dread the fact that our little ones will be leaving the nest and entering rooms full of kids, playgrounds, play dates, etc. I know that I always cry on the first day of school. What a monumental day.
In today's connected smartphone generation, we worry about our kids' exposure to dangers found on the Internet: pornography, sexting, cyber-bullying, identity theft. Please! Stop worrying and do something today to protect your kids. Here are the top five ways to keep your kids safe this school year.
1. Talk to your kids about the Internet
You need to teach kids safe Internet browsing habits. Tell them to be careful where they click (ads, pop-ups, unknown emails, etc). Talk to them about inappropriate material. … Read More »
PDF Download of Checklists!
Internet Safety and Home Computer Security Checklist
Internet Safety in 12 Steps!
The focus of this list are what you need to do as a parent to be aware of what information you and your family are entering on the Internet. What are your privacy settings. What you need to be aware of to stay safe on the Internet!
Home Computer Security in 10 Steps!
We have so many devices. But it is overwhelming to think of how could possibly figure out how to use or even limit access on a device. The 10 step walks you through the most important settings and habits to have to get your devices secure and keep them secure.