We are pleased to announce the launch of a brand new cyber-security report that looks into how well schools are protected throughout England and Wales. Discover more here:
15th June 2022
Although online safety and cyber-security are closely related, there are significant differences between the two. Take a look at what these are in our article
28th March 2022
Take a look at our coverage of VPN’s, from what they are, to how they are used and what advantages and disadvantages there are around using them. Find out more in this article and take a look at our latest resource.
10th March 2022
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
Scamming is one of the most common online risks being posed to the public. Despite our best efforts to protect ourselves, there are many ways that scammers can target us, exploit our information and leave us feeling exposed. Find out the most common ways to spot a scamming attack and how you can best protect yourself.
17th September 2021
Our subsidiary company Edtesa is putting on its first webinar which brings together our leading online safety experts to talk about the importance of building a positive work environment. Get your free tickets here.
5th August 2021
SWGfL are proud to offer cyber security training from Mimecast to support staff in identifying common cyber-attacks whilst raising awareness about protecting and improving defences. Find out about human error and what schools can do to protect themselves.
6th July 2021
In the run up to Christmas, we will be running our very own online safety advent calendar on social media. Find out what's in store and get following on our platforms!
27th November 2020
With ransomware constantly posing a threat to the education sector, we have teamed up with Phoenix and Trend Micro to bring you the latest information regarding your schools’ cyber-security.
22nd October 2020
Trend Micro are offering free access for six months to Trend Micro Maximum Security, their consumer internet security product, to support schools with home working and home learning.
24th March 2020
Cyber criminals are using the public’s fear and interest in Covid-19 to their advantage. We’ve produced some advice to help you avoid them.
23rd March 2020
A number of schools have fallen victim to ransomware attacks, but what are they and how do you protect your setting?
24th February 2020
1 in 5 British schools and colleges experienced a cyber-attack, with 50% of those being targeted by a phishing scam according to research last year. For those attacked, the loss of data (82%) and the costs involved in putting things right (47%) were the two greatest concerns.
19th February 2019