INTERNET PARENTAL CONTROLS & SECURITY. Parents who are afraid to put their foot down usually have children who step on their toes. Chinese Proverb. In 2007, studies show that the average age a child is first exposed to online pornography is 11 years old.*
Parents who are afraid to put their foot down usually have children who step on their toes.Chinese Proverb
In 2007, studies show that the average age a child is first exposed to online pornography is 11 years old.*
Commonly used to bypass school filters
Secure your router (optional, but a good idea)
Get decent DNS service (your ISP probably isn’t decent)
Fine-tune individual computers
Find your manual, or look online. Google Linksys (home.cisco.com), Belkin (belkin.com), Netgear (netgear.com), etc. Your router model # should be on its body (front, bottom, back). Click the Support link to start the hunt for a manual.
Log in, and find the SSID Broadcast option. Disable it (or not…)
Require a PASSWORD to access the Internet via your router. Choose WEP and a 10-digit password (make one up, or let the router do it).
All wireless devices MUST have the password to access the Internet.
Either prevent certain PCs from gaining access, or only allow certain PCs to gain access by using MAC (physical) addresses.
Where are MAC addresses?
Find a MAC address: