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Action Alert

November 03, 2011 09:30 ET

Action Alert Launches Providing Parents a Free, Easy Way to Protect Their Children Online

Alerts Sent Directly to Parents' Phones and Email When Child Is in Danger Online or Misusing the Internet

TUCSON, AZ--(Marketwire - Nov 3, 2011) - With sexual predators lurking on the websites children frequent, cyber bullies pushing innocent victims to the edge, and inappropriate content just a click away, the Internet is a real, daily danger. However, with today's launch of Action Alert, the Internet has become a safer place for children.

The basic version of Action Alert can be downloaded for free at and provides users the following protections:

  • Website blocking-Blocks hundreds of thousands of websites known to contain adult material
  • Content filtering-When online searches are conducted, only safe, filtered results display
  • Time allowance-Allows parents to set daily computer time limits
  • Action Alerts-Sends generic alerts to parents via text message or email when "red flag" words are used

A Maximum Protection version of Action Alert, available for $19.99 per year, offers access to full social network monitoring, unlimited activity viewer, custom user protection and the following functionalities, in addition to those provided in the basic version:

  • Action Alerts-Sends descriptive alerts to parents via text message or email when "red flag" words are used
  • Activity Video Recording-Records up to 60 hours of all computer activity, including web activity, chat sessions, games and homework sessions
  • Remote Shutdown-Allows parents to enable remote shutdown of the computer from a cell phone or remote computer
  • Keystroke Logging-Tracks user names and passwords
  • Safe Computer Set-up Wizard-Makes sure the user's computer is properly configured for optimum safe use

Action Alert | Free Parental Control

"Most parents wouldn't leave their young child alone or unattended in a mall, so why would they do anything different when it comes to the Internet?" said Brian Lawson, vice president and co-founder, Keyware Inc. "Action Alert provides parents with the peace of mind that their kids' online missteps won't lead to the tragic consequences you hear about on the news every day."

Action Alert was developed by Keyware, Inc. with the input of law enforcement officials, educators and child psychologists. It is the only comprehensive solution parents can use, regardless of technological skill level, to ensure their children are responsible and safe when online. After downloading Action Alert, a short set up consisting of just three easy steps is all it takes to get the product up and running. From there, parents can instantly set up alert keywords, time limits, and additional blocked sites in Action Alert's simple web interface, accessible from anywhere.

About Action Alert
Action Alert is a parental control for the Internet designed to help parents comprehensively protect their children online. Action Alert offers children protection from cyber bullying, predators, inappropriate content and more through a sophisticated collection of features, including content blocking, video monitoring of computer activity, and real-time alerts sent to parents via email and text message. Action Alert is easy to use, even for parents who describe themselves as 'computer illiterate,' but impossible for even the tech-savviest of kids to work around. For more information, visit or follow Action Alert on Facebook.

Action Alert | Free Parental Control


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