Monitoring and Filtering Solutions
The following products and services are not necessary endorsed by this site or partner organizations. Rather, they are shared here as a starting point for you to investigate and study what tools are available for parents in the search to protect their children while online.
- Video Sprout
Private Video sharing site
- K9 Web Protection by Blue Coat
Free Internet filter and parental control software for your home Windows or Mac computer.
- McGruff SafeGuard
Monitor and protect your children on the Internet
- Adobe Flash Cookies deletion tool (All Browsers)
Allows you to delete Flash Cookies from your computer.
- BetterPrivacy (Firefox Plugin)
Allows you to to automatically delete Flash Cookies from your computer everytime you close Firefox.
- Family Shield
FamilyShield can put your mind at ease. It automatically filters out adult Websites. Note: There are two versions of Balabolka. Version 2.0 is only available as a trial. Make sure you download version 220.127.116.110, which is free.
- K9 Web Protection System
K9 Web Protection is a free Internet filtering and control solution for the home. K9 puts YOU in control of the Internet so you can protect your kids.
- McGruff Safeguard Monitoring System
McGruff SafeGuard goes way beyond typical website blocking services. Safegyard helps you see and understand exactly what your kids are doing on the Internet and who they are doing it with, not just where they are going.
- AVG Anti-virus software
Basic antivirus and antispyware protection for Windows available to download for free. Limited features, no support, for private and non-commercial use only. Free updates are also available.
- PcTools Personal Firewall
Easy-to-use personal firewall for Windows® that helps protect your privacy by preventing unauthorized users from gaining access to your computer through a network or the Internet.
- PcTools Threat Fire Scanner
Continually protects your PC against attacks by detecting malicious behavior, such as capturing your keystrokes or stealing your data, instead of only looking for known threats like normal antivirus software.
Removes unused files from your system - allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history, cookies, logs,etc. Additionally it contains a fully featured registry cleaner.
Identify and remove malicious software from your computer. When your computer becomes infected, Malwarebytes can provide the needed assistance to remove the infection and restore the machine back to optimum performance.
iKeepSafe educational resources teach children of all ages in a fun, age-appropriate way, the basic rules of Internet safety, ethics, and the healthy use of connected technologies.
- Cyber Patrol
Internet safety software
- PC TattleTale
parental control and monitoring software
Internet monitoring software
- Bumper Car (Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher)
A browser for kids. It offers content control and customization features for concerned educators and parents on the Macintosh.
- Pure Mac (Mac OS software portal)
A portal to various parental control solutions for the Macintosh operating system