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Internet security

Broadband will make the Internet more fun to use and probably all your family will want to share the experience.

You need to be aware that there are some Internet security issues that arise from having a permanent, ‘always-on’ connection to the Internet. If you leave your computer unprotected, viruses or programs that affect how the computer operates, could exploit it.

If your children are accessing the Internet, you may have concerns about them visiting particular websites or engaging in online messaging and chat-rooms.

For more information have a look at the following factsheets, these were written for business use but do have some very useful information on security in general.

e-Security
Security and the Internet


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