Once your children have access to the internet, there is a whole new set of risks and responsibilities for parents to consider. From setting up anti-virus software to configuring appropriate parental controls, there's a lot to know. Besides configuring computers and cellphones, parents also need to talk to their kids about a range of topics from protecting their personal information to cyberbullying.
The Federal Trade Commission's booklet "NET CETERA: Chatting with Kids About Being Online" provides practical advice on talking to your kids about being online. This booklet contains a good overview of topics to discuss with your children to increase their abiility to stay safe online.