Are People the Biggest Threat to Your Cyber Security?

2022-10-14T10:08:12+01:00

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of cyber security risks? Computer viruses? Password hacks? Vulnerabilities in tech and websites? It turns out, the biggest threat to your cyber security could be people…including you and those around you. We’re not implying you might be surrounded by cybercriminals

Are People the Biggest Threat to Your Cyber Security?2022-10-14T10:08:12+01:00

Challenging Victim Blaming Language and Behaviours

2022-10-12T16:01:20+01:00

The UK Council for Internet Safety (UKCIS) have published guidance for professionals on how to challenge victim blaming language and behaviours when dealing with the online experiences of children and young people. The guidance is aimed at professionals in educational settings working with children and young people, in order to help

Challenging Victim Blaming Language and Behaviours2022-10-12T16:01:20+01:00

World Mental Health Day: Talking to Young People about Mental Health

2022-05-11T11:19:26+01:00

For World Mental Health Day 2022, we have compiled our best resources on mental health, along with some top tips for talking to young people about mental health. This year’s theme is “Make mental health and wellbeing for all a global priority”. Although not as taboo a subject as it once

World Mental Health Day: Talking to Young People about Mental Health2022-05-11T11:19:26+01:00

Dyslexia Awareness, True Crime Media and Safeguarding News

2022-10-07T16:44:36+01:00

Read the script below Hello and welcome to Safeguarding Soundbites, the podcast that keeps you up to date with the latest online safeguarding news, alerts, and advice. This week our experts take a look at Netflix’s disturbing true crime releases as well as advice for removing barriers

Dyslexia Awareness, True Crime Media and Safeguarding News2022-10-07T16:44:36+01:00

Dyslexia in a Digital World: Your Need-to-Know Guide

2022-10-07T15:02:35+01:00

For Dyslexia Awareness Week 2022, we’ve put together a guide on this often-misunderstood learning difficulty. With this year’s theme being 'Breaking Through Barriers', we thought it was important to help bring some visibility to the barriers people with dyslexia face in education. Here is a simple overview of what dyslexia is,

Dyslexia in a Digital World: Your Need-to-Know Guide2022-10-07T15:02:35+01:00

Safeguarding Update: Blonde and Dahmer

2022-10-10T11:34:04+01:00

Due to the popularity of two of Netflix’s most recent releases, Blonde (a Marilyn Monroe biopic) and Dahmer - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, our online safety experts have released this Safeguarding Update, which highlights the main risks and concerns associated with the disturbing content in

Safeguarding Update: Blonde and Dahmer2022-10-10T11:34:04+01:00

Dangerous online chat rooms, deleting messages and Safeguarding News

2022-09-30T16:30:30+01:00

Read the script below Hello and welcome to Safeguarding Soundbites, the podcast that keeps you up to date with the latest online safeguarding news, alerts, and advice. Trigger Warning: The following story could be upsetting and graphic for younger listeners. If you are with your young person,

Dangerous online chat rooms, deleting messages and Safeguarding News2022-09-30T16:30:30+01:00

Dangerous Online Chat Room – Safeguarding Alert

2022-09-30T15:26:23+01:00

We have previously reported on dangerous online platform called Omegle and the risks it poses to children and young people who visit it. Following a recent press release and concerns from parents, carers, and safeguarding professionals, we have decided to release further information and guidance. What is Omegle?

Dangerous Online Chat Room – Safeguarding Alert2022-09-30T15:26:23+01:00

Deleting Messages – An Online Safety Guide

2022-10-03T13:01:27+01:00

Have you ever sent a message, and immediately wished you could unsend it? Many messaging options on popular platforms are starting to make this wish come true by offering a ‘deleting messages’ feature. Our online safety experts have taken a look at the various options to help parents and

Deleting Messages – An Online Safety Guide2022-10-03T13:01:27+01:00

Instagram Updates – An Online Safety Guide to the Latest Features

2022-10-05T14:35:47+01:00

Many of today’s most popular platforms have begun to release more and more features and updates that claim to help parents and carers protect younger users. Instagram has been releasing updates almost monthly, with many features building on its promise to improve the impact the platform has after significant negative press.  

Instagram Updates – An Online Safety Guide to the Latest Features2022-10-05T14:35:47+01:00
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