Protect yourself and your family online

The Internet makes the world a smaller place where people around the world can talk, learn and exchange information. It is an ideal educational tool for families and offers children limitless opportunities to expand their minds and learn new things every day.

Unfortunately, there is little to no regulation on the internet and computer users can fall prey to online scams, viruses and spamming. Added to this is the very real worry that parents often have about the unsuitable content and material that their children may be exposed to.

There are steps you can take to protect yourself and your family online and increase your enjoyment of the internet. We have compiled a guide covering everything from computer viruses and spamming, to a safe surfing guide for parents and children.

And if you're an eir broadband customer don't forget to sign up to our eSecurity service for comprehensive protection of your computer.