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Coronavirus lockdown: National cybersecurity agency asks parents to keep tab on child’s Internet activity

The national cyber security agency CERT-In has asked all parents in the country to keep monitoring the online activities of their children. At a time when children have been using internet services for their entertainment and online classes during the nationwide lockdown which has been imposed to combat Coronavirus, CERT-In believes keeping a check on the online activities will safeguard children from inappropriate content streaming as well as cyber bullying. “The Internet is a good resource for kids to prepare school reports, communicate with teachers and other kids and play interactive games. But online access also comes with risks like inappropriate content, cyber bullying and online predators,” the CERT-In said in an advisory. It is to note that the Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In) is the federal agency in India that helps comhttps://images.financialexpress.com/2020/03/cyber-security.jpgbat cyber attacks to guard cyberspace within the country. Apart from this, the advisory said that the parents should be aware of what their children are watching or listening to on the internet. Coronavirus lockdown: National cybersecurity agency asks parents to keep tab on child’s Internet activity

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