Online Safety News

Online Safety in the News 22/04/16

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

Passwords, phones and privacy settings: how to protect yourself online
Stay safer on the internet with these tips on shoring up your digital security.
Story from: The Guardian

Tablet safety tips for parents and children
Tablet use is on the rise for children, here are five ways you can ensure they use them safely.
Story from: BT.com

Education key to fighting cyberbullying of children, says safety watchdog
Education is critical in the fight to reduce cyberbullying and harassment of children, and improve online safety, Australia’s cyberbullying and children’s safety watchdog has said.
Story from: The Guardian

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Online Safety in the News 11/03/16

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

Controversial 'online reputation' app Peeple launches
When news of the idea emerged last year, the app's creators, Julia Cordray and Nicole McCullough, came under intense criticism as Peeple - accused of being 'Yelp for humans' - was feared to hold potential for cyber bullying and online defamation.
Story from: Research Live

Is the Internet of Things putting your child's privacy at risk?
From Hello Barbie to hacked baby monitors, privacy legislation can’t keep up with the increasingly Wi-Fi enabled world.
Story from: The Guardian

Read more: Online Safety in the News 11/03/16