Free Seminar: Online Security for Parents

Family around computer; Online Security for Parents “Almost constantly” is how one-fifth of Americans describe how often they go online, according to a recent Pew Research Study on Internet users. 73% of adults reported going online at least daily, and that statistic jumps to 92% for teens. The percentages for those who answered “almost constantly” were similar for both groups—21% of adults and 24% of teens, or one-fifth of Americans. That’s a lot of people spending a lot of time on the web!

E-mail and searching remain the two foremost functions online, but users also frequent social media, banking, and shopping sites. Schools incorporate more and more technology each year, with online access to coursework and electronic homework submission. If you are a parent, grandparent, or a less-frequent computer user, managing all of this online activity and keeping yourself and children safe may be overwhelming. How can you eliminate inappropriate content, cyberbullying, contracting malware and viruses, and electronic overdosing? Ask the PC Ninja!

PC Ninja will be presenting the seminar Online Security for Parents on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at Body Zone Sports and Wellness Complex. This free event will answer just such questions and equip parents to:  install web protection software, enable site-specific safety and privacy features, monitor social media outlets, identify cyberbullying, and model positive online behavior. With the tips and skills you will learn, you can feel more confident protecting your family. Let PC Ninja help you untangle the World Wide Web and browse confidently.

For more information on the Online Security for Parents seminar or to register, contact:
Donna Lascoskie, Direction of Youth Programs/Event Coordinator at Body Zone

610-376-2100 x 227

Pew Research Internet Usage Survey: http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/12/08/one-fifth-of-americans-report-going-online-almost-constantly/

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