There have been some shocking statistics surrounding the digital safeguarding landscape that have come out of the UK in the past year. One in five children in England and Wales experienced cyberbullying in 2020, and safeguarding issues are up 77% during the pandemic according to charities.
CIPA (Children’s Internet Protection Act) is a bill enacted by the United States Congress in 2000 due to growing concerns over the inappropriate content, harmful and obscene content that children have access to online.
In this post, we’ll show you how we can help you meet statutory requirements using web filtering, monitoring, cloud architecture, and more.
At Netsweeper, our data shows that terrorist and extremist content are on the rise on the internet — hate speech sites alone have more than doubled since the pandemic again. Our partner, the CTIRU (Counter Terrorism Internet Referral Unit) has seen a 7% increase in 2020 the amount of suspected terrorist content, compared to the year previous.
Netsweeper is proud to be a longstanding member of the IWF and continues to support their goal of eliminating child sexual abuse content online. The primary goal of the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) is to control online sexual abuse content.
Geoff, our Product Manager, joins us to help dispel some common myths regarding web filtering. Myth #1: Web Filtering is Only About Control Myth #2: Cloud is the Only Right Solution Myth #3: A UTM is an Appropriate Solution for Web Filtering
At Netsweeper, our data shows that child exploitation, cybercrime, and illicit content are on the rise on the internet – child exploitation sites alone have quadrupled since the pandemic again, and the Internet Watch Foundation has seen a 77% increase in the amount of self-generated child sexual abuse content. Now more than ever, web filtering has become a necessity to protect users on the internet.
It may be daunting to broach the subject of mental health and students, but there’s reason to be optimistic: 70% of mental health cases that appear in children can be addressed through early intervention. Getting ahead of mental health disorders and offering support to those who need it helps at-risk students before their mental health issues become more serious. The good news? There are a multitude of ways to do just that.
We’ve been getting a lot of questions from schools and school boards all around the world about remote filtering, so we decided to create a webinar series that answers your questions. Learn how you can facilitate safe and effective remote learning in Part 2 of our series.
We’ll be covering some best practices, the technology that we use, and how to make the best out of home learning for your students with the help of Craig Butler, the UK account manager for Netsweeper.