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Cyber security update for all health and social care staff

The current global health crisis has unfortunately led to an increase in cyber-attacks on the health care systems globally. The recent blog by the Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI) at the Imperial College London highlights some the...

2 July 2020


Security-by-design: the inside-out approach to combat IOT breaches

The world is fast moving towards an era of constant and seamless connectivity led by technologies like 5G and IoT networks. There are already billions of IoT devices that are online around the world, while new devices are being connected every...

9 June 2020


Online safety advice for parents during lockdown

As the country (and, indeed most of the world) continues to endure, weeks of lockdown, digital living has become the norm. With the vast majority still children off school and spending more time on screens than ever, what concerns do parents have...

1 June 2020


Three things popular culture can teach us about cybersecurity

Maybe someday, Hollywood will understand cybersecurity. I'm not holding my breath, though. Outside of a few rare properties and occasions, the majority of popular culture inevitably resorts to a set of sensationalized, borderline absurd...

20 May 2020


Keeping kids safe online – there’s an app for that (or 5!)

The risks that children face today look different from how they did in the past. With easy access to the internet, there are endless opportunities for learning and connection, but those opportunities also come with risks. Children can quickly...

30 April 2020


Join our Facebook Live Q&A on COVID-19 scams: starts Thursday

If you're like most people at the moment, you're probably living online more than ever. Whether it’s shopping, schooling, chatting to family or having business meetings, never before have so many of us spent so much time on the...

24 April 2020


Get Safe Online joins new group to help protect older individuals from abuse during lockdown

As lockdown continues, and the threat of abuse both online and in the home for older people is ever present, Get Safe Online has today teamed up with a number of organisations in Wales to form a group to specifically cater for taking care of the...

22 April 2020


Get Safe Online podcast: Working from home and dealing with scams during the Coronavirus pandemic

In this podcast, Get Safe Online Content Director Tim Mitchell talks with Olivia Wolfheart from BCS (Chartered Institute of IT) about how to work online safely and securely from home, and also some of the scams spawned by the Coronavirus...

9 April 2020

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