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Online Safety in the News 24/11/17

Our roundup of the key Online Safety news stories from the past two weeks.

Cyber security scheme launches in UK schools
Schoolchildren will be encouraged to take up cyber security as a career in a government scheme. The initiative called ‘Cyber Discovery’ aims to ‘find the next generation of cyber security talent. With some £20 million worth of investment, the program is aimed at young people in years 10 to 13.
Story from: PCR

William to meet tech giants as he steps up fight against cyber bullying
The Duke of Cambridge will meet senior representatives from leading communication, technology, social media and gaming companies as well as experts from charities on Thursday to discuss the progress made over the last 18 months.
Story from: Daily Mail

Lords push for new regulations to protect children online
Technology firms could be subjected to tough new regulations to protect the privacy and mental health of children as a result of a cross-party campaign that is likely to inflict a defeat for the government within weeks.
Story from: The Guardian

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