Harmful Content, Social Media Updates and Safeguarding News

2022-09-23T16:05:39+01:00

Read the script below Hello and welcome to Safeguarding Soundbites, the podcast that keeps you in the know with weekly updates on the latest safeguarding news, alerts and advice. I’m Colin Stitt, Head of Safer Schools at INEQE Safeguarding Group. Harmful content online is nothing new. But

Harmful Content, Social Media Updates and Safeguarding News2022-09-23T16:05:39+01:00

Has Seesaw been hacked?

2022-09-23T15:27:55+01:00

You may have heard about a recent cyberattack on the popular school platform, Seesaw. While there was misconception over whether this applied only to the United States, we have received reports that schools across the UK have been affected by this attack.

Has Seesaw been hacked?2022-09-23T15:27:55+01:00

Energy Bills Scam

2022-09-23T12:21:37+01:00

We have recently been alerted to a new scam being circulated across the UK. This phishing scam involves a text message that links you to a fake UK government website to register for the energy bills discount scheme. Our Scam Alert will help you understand what the scam is, how to

Energy Bills Scam2022-09-23T12:21:37+01:00

Parental Control Apps – Online Safety Review

2022-09-27T13:07:28+01:00

Children and young people can spend a significant amount of their time using devices and exploring the online world. There’s nothing fundamentally wrong with this – it’s a place for them to socialise, to play, and to learn. However, with Ofcom reporting that 9 in 10 children in the UK will

Parental Control Apps – Online Safety Review2022-09-27T13:07:28+01:00

A Review of Harmful Content Online

2022-09-27T12:10:00+01:00

It is not difficult to imagine harmful or abusive behaviours being present on social media. What can be challenging to deal with is the presence of popular online personalities or influencers who become well-known and even famous for exhibiting this behaviour over online platforms. This is especially concerning when

A Review of Harmful Content Online2022-09-27T12:10:00+01:00

Scam alert, iSO16 update and safeguarding news

2022-09-16T15:56:52+01:00

Read the script below Welcome to this week’s Safeguarding Soundbites – the virtual place to get news and updates about the online space! Today, I’ll be bringing you the past week’s top stories on safeguarding, and sharing what our online safety experts here at Ineqe Safeguarding Group

Scam alert, iSO16 update and safeguarding news2022-09-16T15:56:52+01:00

Apple iOS 16 update: Online safety review

2022-09-27T11:15:42+01:00

Apple have released the latest updates for their devices, with iOS 16 live since September 12th, 2022. With features added to aid parents and carers in safeguarding their children, such as improvements to safety features and parental controls, our Online Safety Experts have

Apple iOS 16 update: Online safety review2022-09-27T11:15:42+01:00

Scam Alert – The ‘Hi Mum’ WhatsApp Scam

2022-09-12T14:24:38+01:00

We have recently become aware of an increase in a phishing scam, often known as ‘Hi Mum’. The scam involves the impersonation of friends or family members, and can be conducted through text message or an instant messaging service, such as WhatsApp.Our Scam Alert will help you understand what the scam is,

Scam Alert – The ‘Hi Mum’ WhatsApp Scam2022-09-12T14:24:38+01:00

Online Challenges, Suicide Prevention Day and More

2022-09-09T14:58:33+01:00

Read the script below Hello and welcome back to another Safeguarding Soundbites, with me Colin Stitt, Head of Safer Schools at INEQE Safeguarding Group. This is your weekly round-up of all this week’s safeguarding news, plus a summary of our safeguarding expert’s latest advice and guidance on

Online Challenges, Suicide Prevention Day and More2022-09-09T14:58:33+01:00

Responding to online challenges, trends, and hoaxes

2022-09-09T10:51:59+01:00

When a viral challenge is reported in the news or on social media, it's often easier to consider the risks than establish the facts. Making the decision to issue guidance or warnings about challenges and hoaxes is often informed by the principle of ‘better safe than sorry’. While safeguarding responses to online harms are vital, the

Responding to online challenges, trends, and hoaxes2022-09-09T10:51:59+01:00
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