What is Parental Control in Firewall, Types, and How To Setup It?

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What is Parental Control in Firewall?

Parental Control in Firewall is a great way to keep your children safe online. By setting up rules, you can block certain websites or limit the amount of time they can spend online. This can help prevent them from coming across inappropriate content or becoming addicted to the internet. It’s also a good way to teach them responsible internet use.

What are the types of Parental Control?

There are two types of Parental Control: Web Filtering and Time Limits.

Web Filtering: This type of parental control allows you to block certain websites or categories of websites. For example, you can block all websites that contain violence, porn, gambling, or other adult content.

Time Limits: This type of parental control allows you to limit the amount of time your children can spend online. For example, you can set a rule that they can only be online for two hours per day. This can help prevent them from becoming addicted to the internet.

How Does Work Parental Control?

When you enable Parental Control in Firewall, it will create a list of blocked websites and applications. You can also add custom rules to block specific sites or limit the amount of time your children can spend online. If you want to allow access to a website or application, you can add it to the exception list.

How do I set up Parental Control in Firewall?

Here are the steps to set up Parental Control in Firewall:

  1. Open the Firewall settings.
  2. Click on “Parental Control”.
  3. Enable the parental control feature.
  4. Choose the type of parental control you want to use: web filtering or time limits.
  5. If you chose web filtering, select the categories of websites you want to block.
  6. If you chose time limits, set the amount of time your children can spend online.
  7. Click “Save”.

How Does Parental Control Help in Security?

Parental Control in Firewall can help improve your security in two ways.

  • It can block websites that may contain malware or phishing scams. This can protect you from accidentally downloading malware or giving personal information to criminals.
  • It can limit the amount of time your children spend online. This can help prevent them from becoming addicted to the internet and spending too much time online.
Gurpreet Singh
Gurpreet Singh

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