How can I keep my child’s online accounts safe?

Interactive guide for parents and carers

Help children set up strong passwords, use two-factor authentication and more to keep them safe and secure online.

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Interactive guide to creating secure accounts

Children are more vulnerable to cyber attacks because of their trusting nature. Help them learn the ins and outs of their security by working together to set up secure accounts.

Learn about two-factor authentication (sometimes called multi-factor authentication or two-step verification). Then, help your child set strong passwords with 3 top tips.

Navigate the interactive guide below by clicking within the guide and using the < > arrows.

More resources to keep children’s accounts safe

Quickly navigate to these resources also found in the interactive guide to help support your and your child’s knowledge of privacy and security online.

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