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Internet Safety Resources for Parents

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The NetSmartz Workshop Home Page
NetSmartz Workshop, an interactive, educational safety resource for children aged 5 to 17, parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3D activities to teach children how to stay safer on the Internet.

El NetSmartz Workshop (Taller NetSmartz) es un proyecto excitante del Centro Nacional para Menores Desaparecidos y Explotados (o NCMEC, sus signos en inglés) que enseña a los niños a estar más seguros cuando usan el Internet. NetSmartz ofrece actividades innovadoras de seguridad en el Internet mediante el uso de las más avanzadas tecnologías 3-D y del Internet.

NetSmartz411 is an extention of the NetSmartz Workshop.  It's a first-of-its-kind, online service providing a searchable database to answer questions about internet Safety, computers and the Web.  All research and answers provided by NetSmartz411 are prepared by highly skilled professionals who are rigorously trained to understand the Internet and all areas of emerging technologies, and are well-versed in the online techniques used by child predators.  There is an "Ask an Expert" button if you can't find what you're looking for.  They also provide a toll-free hotline:
altInternet Safety Helpdesk & Hotline: 1-888-Nets411

NetFamilyNews as an excellent source to obtain a weekly newsletter regarding Internet and Cyber Safety.

IKeepSafe.org offers a booklet that includes instructions to check for artifacts left behind on a computer running a Windows operating system.

GetNetWise.org offers information for parents who are looking for filtering and/or monitoring software to use on their computers.

NetSafe is the Georgia Department of Education's Partner in Cybersafety.




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