From predatory tactics to online bullying: tips for keeping your kids safe. Children and teenagers spend hours interacting with others on the internet. But social media and online gaming also give opportunities to those who want to harm your child. Such platforms allow anyone to access large online communities more or less anonymously, attracting bullies, … More Coercion, trolling and abuse: Keep your children safe when they’re meeting people online
Protecting yourself and your business from cybercrime With the rapid advance in technology over the past 20 years, cybercrime is more common than ever as it is a lucrative endeavour for criminals. To make sure you do not fall victim to these crimes, you must ensure your hardware, software and data are well protected. Being … More What is Cybercrime?
You may not be able to escape internet trolls, but you have a choice about how you will deal with them – here’s how you can handle trolls without losing your cool. The term “internet troll” is widely associated with an online commenter or discussion participant whose sole aim is to stir up havoc by … More Don’t feed the trolls and other tips for avoiding online drama
Anti-Bullying Week, an annual campaign that aims to combat bullying and abuse at school, is running from Monday, November 16, to Friday, November 20, this year. Anti-Bullying Week is organized by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, and this year’s theme is “United Against Bullying,” encouraging teachers, parents, and caregivers to emphasize the power that people can have … More Anti-Bullying Week 2020: Why we must unite to prevent cyberbullying
The UK government has launched a new website designed to support victims of online abuse, while offering practical advice on how to report the abusers, writes The Independent. The Stop Online Abuse website was launched over the weekend, and will offer information and help to victims of crimes including online harassment, revenge porn, hate speech, sexual … More UK government tackles online abuse with anti-trolling website