The 4C’s of Online Safety Part 4: How to Protect Child Data

Children are online at a younger age than ever, and for longer — according to Tech Advisor, children’s mobile phone usage has nearly doubled since the pandemic began. While we have data protection laws in place to protect children’s privacy online, it’s important that we teach ourselves and the children in our care how to use the internet safely, and the 4C’s can help you protect child data.   […]

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Online Predators Are on the Rise During COVID-19 – Some Tips on How to Keep Your Children Safe

How often have you felt distracted, occupied, or even disconnected from those in your household, and not think it was a big deal? Pay attention parents! You may think that your children are safer now than ever because of the stay-at-home order and travel restrictions, but in reality, they are more susceptible to an even

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Keeping Children Safe Online — The Importance of Web Filtering in Today’s Unregulated World

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.

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Keeping Children Safe in Education – a review of the recent changes regarding student mental health

The UK Department for Education has created online safeguarding requirements that set the standard for child protection. These requirements are intended to ensure that schools provide the necessary online protections to complement their overall safeguarding strategy. There have been three new updates made to the guidance: Changes made to reflect the law (reflecting mandatory Relationship

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Staying Connected and Protected

According to the Global Threat Assessment 2021, 54% of children globally have experienced at least one harmful online sexual encounter in their lifetime. Our Gen Z’s and Alpha’s entire lives are digital. Children grow up immersed in social media, their academic and social lives have gone from in person to online, and technology has kept

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How to Control Internet Content and Lost Tax Revenue

There is nothing new about written laws — they have been around for thousands of years, and they predate paper. The internet has changed the landscape and governments are now struggling to enforce the law of the land on the internet. Since the digital introduction of business on the internet, existing laws have rarely been enforced online. Governments have traditionally only taken

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Bringing an End to Bullying

At one point bullying used to be much different than what it is now. It used to take the form of shoving someone on the playground, picking someone last to be on your dodgeball team, or not making room at your table in the cafeteria. But in today’s world, bullying takes on a whole other

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IWF Raises Concerns Over Normalization of Nude Sharing in UK Schools 

The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) has launched a nationwide campaign, urging young people and parents to break the silence around the sharing of nudes—a behaviour that has alarmingly become normalized in UK schools.  The Campaign: “Think Before You Share”  The campaign, titled “Think Before You Share,” aims to foster open dialogue between parents and teens

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The Hidden Dangers of TikTok Live: How Minors are Exploited for Profit 

In the age of social media, TikTok Live has become a popular platform for users to broadcast their activities in real-time. However, this seemingly innocent feature has a darker side, where young girls are urged by viewers to engage in inappropriate behaviors in exchange for virtual gifts that can be converted into cash.  The Virtual

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