Featured: Info for Parents

Kids spend time online: chatting with friends, sharing photos, doing homework. The internet offers a world of opportunities, but there are risks, too.

The best way to protect your kids online? Talk to them. Kids rely on their parents for important information – like how to be safe and responsible online.

Here are some resources to help you get started.

What You Need to Know

Kids and Socializing Online

Tips for parents whose teens use social networks

Kids and Mobile Phones

Tips for parents whose kids use mobile phones

Kids: Texting and Sexting

Tips for talking to your kids about texting on their phones


Tips for parents about how to prevent or stop cyberbullying

Basic Computer Security

Tips to help you secure your computer and protect yourself from hackers, scammers, and identity thieves


Tips for avoiding, detecting, and getting rid of viruses and spyware