What is Phishing?
Phishing is an attempt by a cyber-criminal to obtain information from a user, usually by sending the user an email or message directing them to click links and to provide information at the website the links take them to.
Phishing is a fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details.
Read up on the latest Phishing information here, to explore ways you can spot and stop phishing.
Email Phishing Explained
The ins and outs of phishing - answering who, what, why, how, where, and when
Latest Phishing 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