List of Best Child Internet Safety Software for Parents

The internet is an important learning tool for children these days. It has become a part of their academic curriculum and moreover in their lives. The necessity of letting children use computes and internet is already discussed in previous write-up. All you need to take care of is, monitor their activity and keep the computer in your control.

There are a lot of software available in the market to maintain and manage the cyber security of children while letting them use computers and internet. They let you monitor your child’s activity on the internet and help you block websites not to be watched. They also help you block access to harmful and spammy websites making your computer and internet connection more secured while in the hands of children.


I hereby bring you a list some famous child safety programs that can help you relax while your kids are on computers.

K9 Web Protection – K9 provides tools for parents that can control unwanted content from the internet and provide a safe internet for your family. You can block websites by category and URLs(70+ categories available) including pornography, gambling, drugs, violence/hate/racism, malware/spyware, phishing.

Norton Family – It is a powerful parental control tool with plenty of controls and lot of useful features. You can set the computer usage times for your kids so that they won’t get addicted to it all times. You can also block websites and URLs of different categories(40+ categories available). Your kids are not even allowed to see email with or from blocked URLs. If you are looking for a strict monitoring tool, this is it.

DNS Angel – DNS Angel lets you connect through different safe automated filtering DNS servers. When any porn or harmful site is found to be visited, it is blocked automatically by the DNS server. This software have limited functionality and you can’t have full control like the rest.

This tool is helpful when your children wanted administrator access to your computer to learn some kind of programming and you don’t wanted them visit unwanted websites.

Net Nanny – Net Nanny is the most preferred parenting control solution in the word that gives parents full power of protecting their family by filtering out the unwanted content and threats from internet.

Net Nanny is not only for computers but also available for smart phones. It is available for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS there by giving full control of internet for children even through smart phones.

 Web Watcher – This tools records activity of your kids on internet even on smart phones. It is 100% undetectable and can help monitoring teenage kids more particularly. It records all the screenshots and keystrokes of the programs and webpages and is saved into reports.

McAfee Safe Eyes – McAfee Safe Eyes is a family protection software from Microsoft. It can block objectionable videos from video hosting websites like YouTube. It blocks online game play and online gaming sites there by protecting children from falling to hacker pranks. It also controls downloading explicit content even from trusted websites like iTunes. It controls online TV stream by rating, P2P and blocks media player.

McAfee offers full control for Windows operating systems than Apple Mac. If you are using Windows and wanted full control of your kids, McAfee is a good choice.

There are a lot software that help you protect your family from internet dangers. All the software look same with similar filtering options and blocking mechanisms but different. Not every family protection software uses same filtering algorithms. So choose a tool within your budget and start protecting your kids online.

Stay Safe Online!

Do you protect your kids online? Which software do you use? Is it really helpful? Share your experiences with us!

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