NortonLifeLock aims to help safeguard families from online threats as children spend more time online for school and play amid the lockdown in the country due to COVID-19 outbreak
Mumbai, 14th April, 2020: NortonLifeLock, one of the leading consumer cybersecurity brands, has announced a complimentarysix-month subscription to the Norton Family software that helps parents supervise their children’s online activities. In view of the unprecedented crisis presented by COVID-19, NortonLifeLock is allowing consumers to download Norton Family from family.norton.com by registering on the website with no financial commitment or credit card details. The offer is valid till May 31, 2020.
With people staying indoors as a safeguard against the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, children are spending more time online through internet-enabled devices for studies, entertainment, and play. This exposes them to cyberattacks and other online threats. According to the recently launched NortonLifeLock Cyber Safety Insights Report, four in every ten respondents (39%) in India reported to have experienced identity theft, with 10% having suffered some manner of loss as a result.
“Increased online time comes with increased risk of exposure to cyber threats, especially when it concerns children. There’s a greater need than ever to protect one’s identity in the online world, and we are committed to helping the consumers in these unprecedented times by keeping families protected and safer as kids connect online for school and play. We hope that consumers make the most of the offer and help protect themselves from the potential threats,” said Ritesh Chopra, Country Director, NortonLifeLock, India.
Norton Family provides parents with easy-to-use tools to help protect children against potential online threats by supervising their online activity and identifying possible issues before they become major concerns. This includes visibility into the content that children see, their online searches, and the time they spend on their devices. Norton Family also offers tools to set limits for usage and to block inappropriate content and websites.
*About the NortonLifeLock Cyber Safety Insights Report
The research was conducted online by The Harris Poll on behalf of NortonLifeLock among 10,063 adults (aged 18+) in 10 countries. The survey was conducted November 5 to December 2, 2019 in Australia (n=1,006), France (n=1,001), Germany (n=1,003), India (n=1,017), Italy (n=1,012), Japan (n=1,002), Netherlands (n=1,007), New Zealand (n=1,009), United Kingdom (n=1,005), and United States (n=1,001).
About NortonLifeLock Inc.
NortonLifeLock Inc. (NASDAQ: NLOK) is a global leader in consumer Cyber Safety. NortonLifeLock is dedicated to helping secure the devices, identities, online privacy, and home and family needs of nearly 50 million consumers, providing them with a trusted ally in a complex digital world. For more information, please visit www.NortonLifeLock.com.
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