Sewickley, PA - 06/09/06
- InfoWorks Technology, A leading innovator of online security and privacy protection solutions, today announced that it is making its Family Cyber Alert, a PC/Internet activity monitoring solution, available in major retail outlets, including Office Depot, Staples, and CompUSA stores beginning this July.

“This is welcome news for the many parents who are repeatedly hearing online safety experts urging them to more closely monitor their children’s online activity” said Jesse Song, President of InfoWorks Technology. “Interest and demand for Family Cyber Alert through our online channels has been very strong from its initial launch, and the retail channel now makes it available to a sizable market that doesn’t typically purchase software online.”

Adds Song, “The major retailers are aware of the fast growing, mainstream consumer demand for this type of product and are excited to now have a product they can offer that is easy to use and easy on the mainstream consumer’s budget.”

Statistics show that there is a definite need for closer monitoring of children’s and teens’ Internet activity.

  • ● One out of five children aged 10-17 have received unwanted sexual solicitations online2.
  • ● Over 75% of these solicitations are not reported to their parents2.
  • ● 70% of reported unwanted sexual solicitations occurred on the youth’s home computer2.
  • ● Online sexual predators often gain the trust of a child, develop an online sexual relationship and ultimately lead to an in-person meeting1.
  • ● The FBI recommends that parents monitor their children’s access to all types of electronic communications, including email, IM and chat rooms3.

Parents are looking for help in keeping their children safe online, as the various online threats continue to proliferate, including the aggressive tactics of the many thousands of online predators. Family Cyber Alert gives parents the power to know what their children are doing online, enabling parents to take stronger and more proactive measures to protect them and provide a safer online environment and experience in their home. About Family Cyber Alert

About Family Cyber Alert

Family Cyber Alert allows the parent to easily establish a level of online monitoring with which they are most comfortable, monitoring for safety while still providing for appropriate levels of privacy. Easy-to-understand online activity reports highlight general activity and identify those that may prompt closer inspection. Family Cyber Alert records and reports on websites visited, applications used, e-mail/chat/instant messaging communications, keystrokes, screen shots, including time and sequence of all activity. Parents can receive e-mail alerts when potentially unsafe online activities are identified, and then get more detail as needed. Additionally, websites and applications of concern can be blocked.

The free trial of Family Cyber Alert is available at It is also available for purchase at major retail outlets and online stores, including Staples, Office Depot, CompUSA, Micro Center, Fry’s, and

About InfoWorks Technology

InfoWorks Technology Company is a leading innovator of online security & privacy protection solutions for consumers and businesses. InfoWorks has thousands of Internet security customers, has been lauded for their products by technology media, has enterprise license agreements with Fortune 500 companies and its products are recommended by tier one PC vendors’ technical support to their customer base.

InfoWorks Technology is based in Sewickley, Pennsylvania. More information on InfoWorks Technology and its industry-leading products can be found at

Sources for the information in this release and other Internet Use resources include:
1  NetSafe ­Internet Safety Group
2  Youth Internet Safety Survey,­ Crimes Against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire
3  Federal Bureau of Investigation ­ website

For InfoWorks Technology, contact:

Diane Benson