A collection of internet safety facts, some of these will probably surprise you, some may even shock you. Discover some facts that will help you, your friends, and any children in the home stay safer online.
Understanding home networks, and the devices that make up your own home network. Learn about the role of devices on the network and learn where best to implement web filters and parental controls.
What is a computer network? Learn about networks in general, and more importantly about what a computer network is. Understand how these definitions allow you to understand what the internet actually is. This article gives you enough information to understand what the network in your home might consist of. If you have broadband internet, you have a computer network, even if you didn’t realise it.
Learn how to understand video game rating systems, what the main rating systems in use are, how to interpret them, and where to find further information. These systems are useful if you are concerned about he content in video games, and whether it is appropriate for children in your care. Discover where you can find additional information on individual games that have been rated, and how the level of information the main rating systems provides differs. The article looks at the PEGI (Pan European Game Information) and ESRB (Entertainment Software Rating Board) systems primarily. Understanding the rating systems in use is an essential part of implementing effective parental controls.