Security Software For Online Threats Protection
In my previous article, I have talked about some of the major threats that can happen to online users. In this article, I want to look at some of the security software for online threat protection for users. Follow me as we are going to look at that together in this article.
Children can be protected from online threats by installing appropriate security software on the child’s computer. Some of the features that parents should look out for include:
#1 Web blocking
This will help to prevent the children from viewing inappropriate content on a website. With this, you can prevent children from visiting specific websites.
#2 Program blocking
The program blocking feature can help to block games, peer to peer files sharing from happening between two computer. This will ensure that virus are not transferred when sharing files.
#3 Email blocking
This is to help block unknown email addresses and prevent children from communicating with people they met online, through email.
#4 Time limits
This feature is to help control the amount of time the child spends on the computer. It can be used to limit children’s addiction to the computer.
#5 IM Features
This is to help in recording and monitoring the IM chats of the child, thus help the parent in determining if the child is engaged in an inappropriate dialogue with unknown persons.
#6 Usage Report
This is to provide a timely report on the child’s internet usage and IM history to monitor the child’s online interactions.
#7 VIdeo filtering
This is included in order to ensure that the child does not view inappropriate videos on website such as Youtube, but at the same time allows the child to view useful/ fun videos.
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