Online safety is one of my major concerns as a homeschool soccer mom to five boys. It feels like no matter where we turn or what we do, technology has crept into most areas of our lives. I am tech-challenged and worry over how I can stay on top of the ever-changing world of internet safety.
My boys use our family computer for a few of their homeschool subjects. Also, my two older boys have iPads. Captain (13) has an iPhone for use when at soccer or babysitting his younger brothers. As much as I try to monitor usage, I know that internet creepers and inappropriate content can pop up in seconds.
I am very grateful for devices like Gryphon. With ease of use and effective online safety management, I can sleep easier at night. It is important to remain alert to these internet dangers but, at least, I know that I can better monitor and limit them.
Disclaimer: I was compensated for this review. All opinions are my own and a positive review was not required.
Gryphon: Online Safety For Your Family
The digital age brings a wealth of information and conveniences, but we cannot ignore the risks it poses for the family. Most children are exposed to the Internet at the age of 6, and 70% of children see inappropriate content by accident. The average family has 10 Internet-connected devices and counting, creating new security threats and vulnerabilities. However, the existing parental control tools are too complicated to use and expensive with annual subscriptions.
Gryphon is a powerful yet convenient approach to online safety. Gryphon combines a high-performance WiFi router and a simple-to-use smartphone app, making it easy for parents to manage the connected home from anywhere. All security features are built directly within the router itself, eliminating the need to install additional apps on your connected devices.
Watch the video below to find out more information about this online safety device:
Gryphon from Pure Cinema on Vimeo.
Easy Set Up Of This Online Safety Device
Setting up the Gryphon router takes just three steps and a simple tap with the Gryphon app. Grant access to specific websites, restrict internet access during various times of the day (such as during sleep and homework), and monitor your connected home devices like thermostats or cameras to prevent hacking. This can be done on your smartphone from anywhere. The app even features a social collaboration tool, so you can work together with fellow homeschooling parents to create a safer Internet for everyone, by recommending and rating specific websites.
The people behind Gryphon have worked hard over the last year on the design and the software platform and they have launched a Kickstarter campaign today for the final production of Gryphon. You can go to http://www.gryphonconnect.com to find out more about the product and the campaign.
Also, follow Gryphon on Twitter and Facebook for updates and more details about how you can use this online safety device for your family.
What are your online safety concerns? How would this device help ease your mind?