The Internet has become an important part of our daily lives. Computers, cell phones, email, text messaging and instant chat keep us in constant communication. However, it is not without it's dangers. Along with the benefits of the virtual world, come some pitfalls. The following sites will help you protect yourself and your children from on-line predators and con artists. The Cape May County Prosecutor's Office is available to present free Cyber Safety presentations to parents and students. For information please contact:
Melisha V. Anderson
Community Justice Coordinator
Child Internet Safety
Federal Bureau of Investigations Safety tips for parents
NCMEC specializes in recovering missing children and providing information on child protection
Informative site for Internet Safety issues.
WiredSafety provides help, information and education to Internet and mobile device users of all ages.
The oldest and largest internet safety organization
Be careful about giving our personal information. Never give friends your passwords
Supervise your childís use of the computer
Learn about the sites your child visits on the Internet
Encourage children to speak to a trusted adult if something seems wrong
Walk away from the computer if harassment starts
Donít erase the messages or pictures. Save these as evidence
Be aware that what happens online can be reproduced and spread very easily. Nothing online is ever private.
On Line Fraud And Identity Theft
Information on how to deter and detect identity theft
IFCC provides a convenient and easy way to alert authorities of suspected on-line fraud
Information on how to Shop Safely Online
What you should do when someone steals your Social Security Number