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Are your kids protected online?

March 3, 2017

It is no exaggeration to say that letting your children go on the internet is a bit like leaving them in the house alone with all the doors wide open for any stranger to walk through and interact with them.

A recent European study of 5040 children between the ages of 10-15 was conducted by Kaspersky, the global cyber security experts, and has highlighted disturbing statistics about children’s use of the internet. Moreover, it suggests that there is a lack of protection for children while they are using the internet which is just as alarming.

It’s also quite shocking to discover then, that over one in five children has admitted that their parents have not set any rules about how their internet use and even more concerning to find out that two-thirds of those children surveyed said they would know how to hide their internet viewing history from their parents.

With over two-thirds of children have admitted to hearing bad language on the internet and one-third who have said they had witnessed online violence and one-quarter having viewed online pornography, it’s not hard to see why something needs to be done urgently to institute greater protection.

Kaspersky Safe Kids video

This Kaspersky’s Safe Kids video is a delight to watch and shows real children discussing their online safety and being interviewed about their experiences on the internet. Whilst it is inspiring to see how internet savvy these children can be, it also highlights the urgent need for greater protection. It is precisely this need that Kaspersky has introduced a new downloadable app which is aimed at protecting children in our increasingly digital world.

Kaspersky Safe Kids app

The Kaspersky Safe Kids app is designed to work on all devices including iPhones, iPads, Macs and traditional desktop computers and laptops. The app has the ability to enable you to stay connected with your kids whilst also ensuring that they are protected when they are surfing the internet. The Safe Kids app allows you to monitor your kid’s activity while they are surfing online and get notifications about what they are viewing as well as any suspicious activities which can alert you to the possibility that their safety is being compromised enabling you to take action immediately. For more information on the functions of Kaspersky Safe Kids App click here.

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With Kaspersky Safe Kids, you have the ability to protect your most vulnerable family members for free and manage their internet, app download and devices. If you choose to use the paid version you will have additional functionality for just £14.99 which includes the ability to see your child’s location; monitor SMS messages and calls and get real-time alerts about their activities.

Download the Kaspersky Safe Kids app today

The app is available to download today from Kaspersky. To make sure you kids are protected, download the Kaspersky Safe Kids app today! It’s easy to install and super easy to use and you can have peace of mind safe in the knowledge that your kids are protected.

Kaspersky Safe Kids is a downloadable app which helps you protect your children in a digital world, on their iPhones, iPads, Macs and Computers. Kaspersky offers a free version or a paid version for £14.99, where you can stay connected with your kids and be sure they are in a safe place.

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