ESET Survey: Online Users See Dangers in Kids’ Internet Activities
ESET offers Top Ten Tips to Boost Children’s Online Safety
Summer is for children the time for play, enjoying the holidays ... as well as spending time at home in front of the computer playing games, web surfing and chatting with friends. It also comes as natural that pre-occupied parents can hardly watch over every cyber-step their kids and teens are taking online. Even though we encourage parents to discuss the potential dangers on the Internet with their children, and to help ESET has prepared some tips on how to keep kids safer in cyberspace.
“There are few simple safety rules parents and kids should keep in mind. To steer away from dangers while children are surfing the web,” says Sebastian Bortnik, Awareness and Research Coordinator at ESET center in Buenos Aires.
* Online Security Brand Tracker wave 5 is a global research project measuring brand performance of leading security software products in the home segment. The survey is representative of 1.6 billion internet users across six continents. Its objective is to gain knowledge of current situation and trends on key markets; obtain market information and interpretations to manage sales and marketing activities of ESET, as well as technological development of its products. The number of selected countries was 49; field work was carried out by InSites Consulting (Belgium) on online panels of respondents, with analysis conducted by United Consultants (Slovakia) throughout April – May 2011.
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