In a hyper connected world, Information Security and Data Protection can be daunting
As a charitable trust dedicated to the safe and secure use of technology in education, we've been providing support, tools and services around Online Safety for 15 years. We're now building information security and data protection support, tools and services in the same way.
Security Products & Services
Information Security Training
Designed to help you raise awareness of security and reduce risk in your organisation
Data Protection Services
We have partnered with Firebird to provide a range of Data Protect services for schools
Information Security Resources
GDPR Guidance for Schools and Colleges
Personal data (GDPR) advice and guidance for schools / colleges to use alongside their own data protection policy.
Phishing emails trick you into giving away personal information. Our guide will teach you how to spot and stop phishing scams.
Latest Information Security Articles
Mimecast Offer Essential Cyber Training to Schools
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
SWGfL Provide Affordable Bitdefender Software to Schools
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
NCSC Release New Cyber Security Game
The National Cyber Security Centre has released a new game to help children and young people learn about cyber security. Cyber Sprinters is a runner game that can be played online and is aimed at children aged between 7 – 11.
1st June 2021
Ground-breaking Laws Set to Keep Children Safe Online
The online safety bill is due to publish some new ground-breaking laws to help protect children online as well as tackle other online harms and abuse including racism and online scams. Find out what is set to be included.
12th May 2021