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A third of job seekers admit social posts have harmed employment prospects

 Almost half (47%) of graduate and entry level workers report that their social media usage has had a negative impact on their job prospects More than a third (38%) acknowledge that if a potential employer saw their posts it would harm their...

13 January 2022


East Sussex Council launches new online safety initiative with Get Safe Online

East Sussex Council today, 11 January 2022, announces the launch of an exciting new partnership with Get Safe Online to help residents across the county improve their online safety. Working in partnership with Get Safe Online, this new campaign will...

11 January 2022

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New National Cyber Strategy launched

On 15 Dec, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Steve Barclay, launched the UK’s new National Cyber Strategy (NCS) – available here. The NCS...

17 January 2022


Please support Wear Red Day to help fight online racism

A post for Get Safe Online Week In determining the topic for this year’s Get Safe Online Week, it didn’t take long to come up with ‘Online...

22 October 2021


Online respect

A post from Bruce Flowers, IT professional and Get Safe Online Ambassador in Belize, for Get Safe Online Week Engaging in a discussion about...

21 October 2021

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