With plans for our exciting Get Safe Online Global24 worldwide event in full swing, we’re delighted to bring you updates on what countries around the world are doing to highlight the importance of online safety by taking a back-to-basics look at what we can all do to make the internet a safe place to work, transact, learn, relax and everything else we use it for.
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01:00 BST / 14:00 local time: Cybersecurity and online safety awareness roadshow and live online panel discussion & presentation
The programme aims to target the community at the village level – both parents and children – by going into all 58 districts (275 villages) throughout the four inhabited islands of Samoa – Upolu, Savaii, Manono and Apolima. The programme is scheduled to begin in the first week of October 2020, for approximately 3-4 weeks.
In conjunction with: the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, the Office of the Regulator and the Ministry of Police, Prisons and Corrections.
02:00 BST / 14:00 local time: Cybersecurity presentation produced especially for the Get Safe Online Global24 event (pre-recorded)
In conjunction with: CERT Tonga
03:00 BST / 13:00 local time: ‘Freedom Online’ discussion (pre-recorded)
Planned and recorded in conjunction with Plan International, a globally-operating independing development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
In conjunction with: Plan International
05:00 BST / 16:00 local time: ‘Safety First’ school seminar
Top tips for new internet users
In conjunction with: Education Department of Tuvalu
07:00 BST / 18:00 local time: Radio Kiribati programme and call-in
Radio Kiribati’s regular ‘Nimaua Akea’ programme will focus on the basics of online safety.
In conjunction with: Radio Kiribati
Papua New Guinea
08:00 BST / 17:00 local time: LUKAUTIM YU TAIM YU STAP LO INTERNET in-person awareness event
A presentation and discussion on cybersecurity groups in Papua New Guinea and what they do to help keep citizens and businesses safe online.
In conjunction with: Papua New Guinea Digital ICT Cluster
11:00 BST / 11:00 local time:
1. Live national webinar to provide details of the Get Safe Online Global24 event to UK partners and media. Speakers to include: Tony Neate (GSO) Martin Brown (HSBC) and a representative from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, chaired by a senior BBC journalist.
2. Wales activity to be advised
In conjunction with the Welsh Government
3. Northern Ireland – Live webinar with Northern Ireland cybersecurity experts discussing why cybersecurity should be on the radar, cybersecurity and the law (with case studies), a small charities guide, practicalities and a Q&A session.
In conjunction with: Northern Ireland NICVA, NICSC, ICO, NCSC
12:00 BST / 07:00 local time: Video (pre-recorded) and live Facebook discussion
The video and Facebook discussion focus on phishing, how to spot it and avoid it.
13:00 BST / 08:00 local time: Key points from online safety webinar presented by a Get Safe Online expert, with introduction and additional content provided by Work Consultancy
Back-to-basics in the digital world.
In conjunction with: Work Consultancy
14:00 BST / 09:00 local time: National dialogue on national radio on cybersecurity awareness.
Keep surfing but be aware
15:00 BST / 10:00 local time: Video (pre-recorded) based on a survey to identify the top three cybersecurity challenges to the Bahamian business sector.
.Building a culture of cyber awareness: one Bahamian cyber citizen at a time’.
16:00 BST / 11:00 local time: Live seminar to be streamed via NDMA Facebook page
Oversharing and online privacy webinar.
In conjunction with: Cybersecurity National Data Management Authority
18:00 BST / 13:00 local time: School lessons on online safety
Day of learning – keeping kids safe online.
St Vincent & The Grenadines
19:00 BST / 14:00 local time: Coding competition for young people
iCode784 Competition: Safety by Design.
In conjunction with: National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission
Trinidad & Tobago
20:00 BST / 15:00 local time: Instagram/facebook/social media based public awareness/messaging aimed at older citizens.
Safe use of online public services
Antigua & Barbuda
21:00 BST / 16:00 local time: Animated film broadcast on television
Highlighting online safety issues.
22:00 BST / 15:00 local time: Launch of Belize’s cybersecurity strategy (pre-recorded video)
A video explaining Belize’s cybersecurity strategy and how it will help citizens and businesses to keep safe online.
23:00 BST / 17:00 local time: Training presentations broadcast on national television
Presentations by Get Safe Online Ambassadors in Jamaica, will also be available on the Get Safe Online Caribbean Facebook page
In conjunction with: ODEM, Regus, Manchester Chamber of Commerce
Additional Events Organised by our Special Partners
Middle East & North Africa
10:00 BST / local times TBA: Pre-recorded video and live Twitter discussion
Prominent female experts working to build cybersecurity across the Middle East.
In conjunction with Women in Cyber Security Middle East (WICSME)