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The Importance of Teaching Kids Internet Safety

It is amazing just how much children today know about computers and at such an early age. Most parents, even though our school days were just a matter of a few years ago, can’t quite get over the fact that even kindergarten students are being taught how to code and some basic programming skills. That’s truly amazing, isn’t it?

However, there is something even more important than learning how to code and that is how to stay safe in a world where there are so many predators out there. From simple hackers looking to pull pranks to child predators up to no good, the world is full of not-so-nice people and children should be taught internet safety from a very early age.
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Make Sure Your Site Stays Safe

While websites are becoming easier and easier to build, they are also becoming bigger and bigger targets for hackers. Here are some tips on how to make sure your site stays safe from SPAM, bots, and hackers.

Watch Out For File Uploads
Many websites now allow users to upload images and other files for different functions. While this is a great feature for your users, it can put your site at risk. Hackers can use these uploads to insert backdoors into your website, allowing them complete access to your code and your database. One thing you can do to make uploads safer is set strict rules for which file types are allowed. As you can tell by reading Sitelock Reviews many web developers find it easier and safer to use a 3rd party service to protect their site and scan for potential backdoors.
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