Kids • Parents • TechA guide to helping parents navigate the digital age with their children, teenagers, and young adults.
Protecting Your NetworkThe first step in protecting your home is getting a reliable firewall router installed and configured to support content filtering.
1 - Online dangers and why we need protection
Before we get into a play-by-play of routers, we need to first understand why the Internet can be such a dangerous place. Especially as it relates to temptations and leading us down a path we shouldn't go down.
2 - Configuring a Ubiquiti Dream Machine
There are a lot of great routers out there, but we are going to be looking solely at the Ubiquiti Dream Machine during this section. The same concepts apply to other routers, but this video will help get it setup and working in your home.
3 - Implementing a Content Filter
There are a number of different paths you can go down in regards to filtering out bad content. One of the easiest with the widest impact on all devices on your network is a DNS content filter. This episode we are going to look at wiring up a Dream Machine with SafeDNS.