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
With so many anti-virus and security software companies all offering their products to you directly, it might be confusing to know which product is best and what the best price is. Find out how Bitdefender can protect your school at the best price.
2nd July 2021
In this article we look at the GDPR requirements your school must adhere to if you are using educational apps or platforms within the school that store data or other personal information.
19th March 2021
St Bartholomew’s First School in Crewkerne has been using 360 degree safe to develop their online safety knowledge across the whole school community. Find out how it has helped them in this latest article.
15th March 2021
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has launched a service to enable you to report suspected phishing emails to them – the Suspicious Email Reporting Service (SERS).
22nd April 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
There are some scary sights online, with ghouls and demons lurking in dark corners hoping to steal your information or ruin your day. Proton packs at the ready, it's time to exorcise some digital ghosts.
28th October 2019
Our resident digital parenting expert Elizabeth Milovidov has put together this Family Summer Challenge as part of our work for the UK Safer Internet Centre.
22nd July 2019
Microsoft officially stops supporting Windows 7 on 14 January 2020. Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 also stop on 14 January 2020, and Office 2010 stops on 13 October 2020. If you’re running systems using any of these, there’s still time to act, but you’ll need to act quickly.
18th June 2019
The GDPR’s first birthday has just passed, and everyone in the EU was invited to the party (as long as you consented to receive the invitation). What’s been happening in the data protection area since the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) came into force?
5th June 2019
Last week the ICO released their draft code: Age appropriate design: A code of practice for online services. SWGfL Online Safety Consultant, Andrew Williams, takes a look at who is covered and what the code expects of developers.
24th April 2019
It's that feeling in your stomach, that knot, that sick feeling. You've tried to log into your social media account or email, and it says "password incorrect".
25th October 2018
What is ransomware? What does it do? What’s the point of ransomware? How does ransomware infect your device or your data? How do you protect yourself against ransomware?
10th October 2018