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Setting Parental Controls on Windows 10

MS Windows 10 is the current operating system. Here's a screen by screen demonstration of how to set up parental control for kids internet safety. Note; only works on Microsoft products including Xbox.

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What is YouTube? Still King for Kids?

Battered by TikTok, Google's star performer is still a money-making machine. YouTube is incredibly popular with kids, trusted by parents, we ask what is YouTube, but warnings are now needed for the king of the Jungle. 

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Don't use TikTok if you want to be safe!

Bytedance has been blessed with the success of TikTok, however, success brings critics, political battles with Donald Trump, rebuke from Police Forces worldwide, accusations that stalkers, weirdos are grooming kids on the portal and allegations they don't care about user safety at all.  Aside from that, it's going great.

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What Parents want from Parental Control, We asked, you told us!

Free parental control just isn't good enough, it just isn't clever enough, doesn't do enough, and ultimately doesn't protect your kid's online. According to you here is what matters when it comes to parental control, Time limits, safe search and content control.

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VPNs, V-Bucks, Fortnite, TikTok, Internet safety explained.

Kids bamboozled you with VPNs and V-Bucks? Makes you feel a bit out of your parenting depth keeping the kids safe online. Surveys find somewhere between half and a third of parents give up and let their kids use the internet without any restrictions. Don't give up!

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COVID-19 Tracing App - The Good & Bad and is it Safe?

The new COVID-19 contact tracing app in Ireland has been a major success on many levels. However, questions remain about data privacy.

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Freedom: Four things you can do today to protect your computer

We forget the vast amounts of personal data we share with our devices daily. On any given day we could be tackling sensitive work emails, planning our next holiday, or just booking some doctor’s appointments.
Thankfully, it’s pretty easy to tighten your device security. Read on for four easy things you can do today to protect your personal info along with your devices.

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Essential Cyber Security Guide for Small Business

IT Cybersecurity incidents have a devastating impact on business and small home offices with an average loss in 2019 costing over $330,000 per incident according to London insurer Hiscox (who have a vested interest in selling cyber insurance). However, the loss of data and reputation can't be quantified. Which is why professional service companies are such a sweet target.

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COVID19 - KILLING TIME WITH KIDS ONLINE

Changes to everyday life due to the Coronavirus, we need to help our kids, tweens and teenagers adjust to the new and unfamiliar situation of indefinite school and childcare creche closings.

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RANSOMWARE TO PAY OR NOT TO PAY?

Ransomware, surprisingly amateur, but very effective, has been the simple bitcoin message 'We have been watching you, on your laptop, you are a very sick boy'. The email simply tells you, they have been watching you on your webcam, and they have the evidence which will be posted online if you don't pay them immediately.

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