Internet Safety & Security
Be Web Aware is a national, bilingual public education program on Internet safety. The initiative was developed and supported by MediaSmarts, Bell and Microsoft Canada.
The program is aimed at empowering parents with information so they can help their children make safe and wise online decisions.
ConnectSafely is for parents, teens, educators, advocates – everyone engaged in and interested in the impact of social media and mobile technology. Here you’ll find tips, safety advice, articles, news, analysis, video and other resources to promote safe, effective use of connected technology.
NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on and offline. The program is designed for children ages 5-17, parents and guardians, educators, and law enforcement.
Knowing is half the battle for online safety. Luckily, there are a few simple tools you can use to help monitor and limit what your child can do online.
Which privacy settings should you use? What are the ins and outs of parental controls? Get tips on everything from the basics, such as smart usernames, to the big stuff, such as appropriate sharing.