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Private Passwords

#1 Set Strong, Unique, and Private Passwords on Each Device

☑ Create unique passwords for each device. Make them more than four characters long, with a mix of upper and lower case letters, numbers, and special characters.
☑ Use multi-factor authentication where possible for added security. This means you need to input more than a login ID and password to verify your identity – such as a PIN sent via text, or your fingerprint.

Security Software

#2 Install Security Software on Laptops and Mobiles

People often think that device security is just about laptops and tablets, but don’t forget mobile phones – the device most used on a daily basis.
☑ You can download the free McAfee Mobile Security app for Android or iOS phones and tablets from Google Play or the App Store.
☑ Most new Windows® PCs come pre-installed with McAfee software – just opt-in during set-up to activate it, or click the McAfee shield logo.
☑ If the device is not new, you can buy McAfee® Total Protection online by using one of the links on this page – it protects Mac®, Android™ and iOS® devices as well as Windows PCs. Choose the product that best suits how many devices you need to secure.
☑ Keep your security subscription current to ensure you and your devices are protected.

Regular Data Backup

#3 Schedule Regular Data Backups

☑ Make sure each child knows how to back up their data either to a secure external drive or the cloud.
☑ Set up a regular backup schedule with each child.

Bring Your Own Device

#4 Know School BYOD Policy and Your Responsibilities

Each school is different, so it’s important to check what your responsibilities are as a parent when sending your child to school with smart devices. Important things to be aware of are:
☑ What security or operating software does the school offer? Do you need to purchase additional resources?
☑ Does the school insure the device or do you need separate insurance for accidents or theft?
☑ Who is responsible for maintenance – does the school offer tech support?
☑ Check what the school’s rules are for mobile phone usage. Make sure your kids understand and respect any such rules during school time.

Digital Contract

#5 Set up a Digital Contract – with Screen Time Limits

A contract with your children is an effective way of setting some ground rules for device use for both personal and school activity.
☑ Set up a digital contract for each child covering everything from screen time per day to some common sense rules about using social media.
☑ Take into consideration each child’s age and social and emotional maturity when agreeing what they can do, where they can go, and how much time they can spend online.

Social App

#6 Get to Know the Social Apps Your Kids Use and Talk Openly About Issues

☑ Familiarize yourself with all the social media apps your kids are using – it’s so important to know how the apps work and how to manage privacy..
☑ Make sure your kids know they can discuss openly with you issues like cybercrime, predators, or any content that they feel uncomfortable about. 1 in 5 Australian parents don’t discuss such issues with their kids because they think kids already know how to protect themselves. It’s up to you to make sure they do.
☑ Have open conversations with your children about how they’re communicating and the impact the wrong sort of content can have on their digital reputation.

1 year subscription for 10 Devices

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Reg Price A$129.95

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Offer ends on 28 Feb, 2017

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