Child Safety Presentations and Publications

A Message from the New York State Attorney General for New York's Parents

The Internet is an immense and valuable resource that unlocks a world of possibilities. Today both adults and children are using the Internet to research a wide array of issues - colleges, health plans, and employment opportunities, among many others. Our kids, however, are also using the Internet as an online playground. They socialize, post pictures and videos, play video games, and share experiences with friends.
Unfortunately, strangers also have access to these conversations, pictures, and videos. When our kids are online, they can be exposed to real dangers - among them, pornography, sexual predators, identity theft, and cyberbullying. As parents, we can help our kids take advantage of the Internet without falling victim to its risks.

This is why I have made the online safety of children a top priority. My office has created educational materials with the Netsmartz Workshop®, a resource of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. This presentation provides vital information that will help you have a conversation with your child about how to safely enjoy the digital world. By working together, we can keep our kids safer.

  • Your Child's D.I.G.I.T.A.L. Life
    A presentation for parents on online safety created by the Attorney General's Office. To arrange for a presentation by an Attorney General representative in your community, please call (212) 416-6044.
  • Internet Safety Tips for Parents
    The key to protecting children online is for their parents and guardians to talk to them about the dangers that exist and set rules for Internet use. Please download this online safety booklet to bring home and use when talking to your children about how to stay safe when surfing the Internet
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