We are pleased to announce on the 8th December we are hosting a free online event, exclusively for professionals working with children, to help them better understand media literacy. Find out more about what will be included and register for your free tickets.
19th November 2021
The recent viral trend targeting teachers and pupils on social media platforms is causing a great deal of concern throughout the UK. Read what's been happening and how the Professionals Online Safety Helpline has been responding.
16th November 2021
Increasingly the Professionals Online Safety Helpline gets calls from teachers and schools reporting fake social media accounts. But what can you do? What power do you have to do something about it?
16th November 2021
We’ve worked with Headstart Kernow, an organisation in Cornwall that supports children and young people’s wellbeing and digital resilience to bring some free online events throughout November and the beginning of December about ProjectEVOLVE
9th November 2021
We were delighted to see that on Friday last week, SWGfL was shortlisted as a finalist for two BETT awards for 2022. Find out what has been put forward and when we'll know the results.
8th November 2021
We have pulled together the two previous quarterly figures for the Report Harmful Content service, showing what trends they have seen throughout the year and the key statistics around reports they have received.
4th November 2021
Ken Corish (ProjectEVOLVE lead and online safety director at SWGfL) has put together this useful video guide around how the ProjectEVOLVE knowledge map feature works and how it goes towards planning for what areas of the toolkit to use.
1st November 2021
Today, on National Internet Day, the UK Safer Internet Centre (UK SIC) has announced that children in danger of online harm and abuse have been given an “essential lifeline” as new funding of £5.1m from Nominet will help protect against online abuse, sexual exploitation, and bullying.
29th October 2021
It’s nearing the end of October, and all throughout the world, families, organisations and schools have been celebrating Black History Month. Find out how some schools have been celebrating in this latest article.
25th October 2021
The Revenge Porn Helpline and Report Harmful Content are developing a new out of hours support system for their clients. To make sure this is as user-focused as it can be, we need your help to test it out. Please take this survey and try out the new chatbot.
18th October 2021
This week we hosted our first Cyber Secure Schools live event with Bitdefender. Joining us was the University of Kent, Phoenix Software Ltd, The Department for Education and CysecAware. Watch the session here and find out what was discussed in this informative two hour event.
14th October 2021
Despite the complexity we may associate cyber security with, the basics are fundamentally down to how we as individuals respond to oncoming attacks. Beyond the security software and privacy features we may include, we are ultimately there as a last line of defence. Find out more in this article
11th October 2021
For Cyber Security month we're running down the top 5 things to remember when it comes to protecting your information online. We've also included helpful resources and links to give you all the information you need.
7th October 2021
We are pleased to join with Bitdefender along with some of the leading experts in online security to bring you a free CSS event, Cyber Secure Schools taking place on Wednesday 13th October at 13:00. Book your free tickets here!
4th October 2021
Report Harmful Content has launched a reporting button for organisations and education settings to install on their website for free. This will direct their users to report legal but harmful material that they may have seen or been victim to online.
28th September 2021
The first 150 schools to fill in this survey will receive five complimentary licences for Bitdefender Total Security Software for use at home, as a thank you for helping us gather research around cyber security in schools.
27th September 2021