LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Awareness Technologies, Inc. today announced that its leading parental computer monitoring software – WebWatcher – was named "Best Internet Safety Tool," by About.com as part of its 2011 Readers' Choice Awards. Votes were cast on About.com's Family Computing site for the industry's top products in various categories.
A major concern for parents today is protecting their children from online dangers including cyberbullies and predators. WebWatcher represents the next generation of computer monitoring and keystroke logging software, allowing parents to remotely monitor and manage all computer activity, including email, instant messaging, website visits, and social networking activity, as well as block inappropriate websites and programs.
"For many children, much of their recreational time has shifted from the playground to the Internet. Escalating dangers like cyberbullies, online predators and inappropriate web content are causing great concern for parents," said Brad Miller, CEO of Awareness Technologies. "We're delighted to be selected as best in class by About.com's readers, another proof point that WebWatcher is the number one choice for parents who want to stay apprised of their children's activity online and on mobile devices."
About.com's 2011 Readers' Choice Awards showcase the best products, features and services in more than a dozen topic areas, from technology to hobbies to sports. From Jan. 13 through Feb. 4, About.com accepted nominations for hundreds of award categories. Based on the nominations received, About.com's experts chose up to five finalists in each award category and visitors voted for their favorite finalists.
"This year's Readers' Choice Awards program had a record number of nominations submitted across more than a dozen categories and featured hundreds of finalists," said Margot Weiss, managing editor of About.com. "We are thankful to all our readers for their participation and congratulate WebWatcher on its success."
About Awareness Technologies
As the pioneer in remote computer monitoring, Awareness Technologies (www.webwatchernow.com) has set the standard for computer and cell phone monitoring software both from a feature set perspective and from an ease-of-use perspective. Its WebWatcher solution is the leading computer monitoring software for parents, and its keystroke logger outperforms all other keylogger monitoring software programs on the market. Awareness Technologies has over 250,000 users and was named on Deloitte's 2008 & 2010 Technology Fast 500 ranking.
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