New/Free Tool Launches to Help Parents Support Children’s Safety and Wellness Online
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Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity, today announced the launch of Trend Micro Family, a digital tool to help parents ensure their children’s screen time is safe, positive, and healthy. Trend Micro Family gives parents a centralized way to ensure content is age-appropriate, choose privacy settings across multiple apps, be informed of areas of concern, and access resources if concerns arise.
While the pandemic has fueled an increase in screen time across all ages, parents generally feel positive about the role technology plays in their children’s lives. Based on a recent study by the Digital Wellness Lab, 63% of parents believe time online provides their children social and emotional support and 64% say it has helped them build stronger ties with friends. Likewise, however, parents are concerned about the amount of their children’s screen time, with 61% saying it is at least a little too much.
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