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
Industry leading security products at discounted prices for schools
Sophos Intercept X
Cutting edge protection against unknown malware, exploits & ransomware at discounted prices for schools
Data security and policy self-review tool
Information Security Audits
Review your organisation's policy and posture around information security
TLS/SSL Certificates for schools from Certificate Authority QuoVadis
Sophos Central Device Encryption
Smarter email security featuring email encryption, content control, ransomware, phishing and spam defences
Sophos Phish Threat
Help to make your users security-aware with phishing simulation and automatic training from Sophos
A combined Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) and Mobile Threat Defence (MTD) solution
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.
Password Management & Security Guide
A free resource explaining how to create strong passwords
12 Vital Information Security Steps
These are twelve key steps you can take (or just check, if you’ve done them in the past) to get some information security fundamentals in place
Latest Information Security Articles
The UK Safer Internet Centre Family Summer Challenge
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
The clock is ticking for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Office 2010
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 is 1
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
Think. Check. Check again.
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