الدولية

Modern children and where to find them: 64% of Saudi parents do not track their children’s location

Parents have always managed to set geographical boundaries – where their children could go and where they could not – back in time. Nowadays there is another opportunity to monitor the child’s whereabouts – to track the location of them using special software. Yet, according to Kaspersky’s special survey for parents, not many parents in Saudi Arabia realize this.
According to “Responsible Digital Parenting” survey, 64% of Saudi parents do not track the location of their child. The reasons for this vary: 40% have never thought of tracking the location, while 39% do not know how to do it. There is an option to have the software, which lets parents locate their children on a map and set a safe area for them to stay in, installed on their children’s devices. However, 30% of parents in Saudi Arabia claim they do not have it installed on any of their devices.
«Modern times offer a wide range of tools which can help in preventing accidents in real or digital life. It is crucial to know how to use them, what their benefits are, and, actually, use them. Tracking your child’s location can definitely save you a lot of trouble – its advantages lie also in the fact that it allows to control not only digital, but also real life of the child» – commented Andrey Sidenko, Head of Child Safety at Kaspersky Network.
To secure and protect your child both in digital and in real life, Kaspersky strongly recommends following this advice:
1. Learn more on the topic of children’s cybersecurity: explore modern trends, apps, the way of behavior that has to be adopted in order to safeguard against dangers (for instance, the basic security rules while on the Internet); update your network security knowledge periodically, use Kaspersky blog https://www.kaspersky.com/blog/ to do this;
2. Communicate with your child and define the borders which are not meant to cross: discuss with them safe locations both real and webpages;
3. Install a reliable security solution such as Kaspersky Safe Kids to monitor your child’s activity successfully.

مبادروة ملتزمون

اترك تعليقاً

لن يتم نشر عنوان بريدك الإلكتروني.

زر الذهاب إلى الأعلى