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Safer Internet Day and Get Safe Online hit Pontypridd

Get Safe Online's Chief Exec Tony Neate is delighted at the response he received to an online safety chat at Hawthorns High School in Pontypridd earlier today. Tony addressed 150 year 7 pupils at assembly as part of our 'Cyber...

5 February 2013


London kids win national codebreaking contest

A national codebreaking competition has been won by an extremely bright team of four students from a London school. Why not read our page on data encryption to find out how codes are used in everyday life? Click here Samson Danziger, Daniel...

22 January 2013


Malicious Android apps will rocket, cloud will be heavily compromised, and much more.

Get Safe Online Partner Trend Micro has published its annual paper highlighting its predictions for the forthcoming year. 'Security Threats to Business, the Digital Lifestyle, and the Cloud'. The document is relevant to both businesses and...

8 January 2013


Get Safe Online on show at BIS

Representatives of Get Safe Online are at BIS (the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) to take part in a Cyber Security Showcase of suppliers in the sector. Jointly hosted by BIS and Intellect - the UK's largest and most diverse...

3 December 2012


Action Fraud campaign against investment fraud

Every year, a massive £1.2 billion is lost to investment scams in this country. As we all know, fraudsters are getting more clever by the day, and they're using the ploy of high returns on schemes such as share sales, wine investments,...

21 November 2012


Get Safe Online contributes to Home Affairs Committee

Today found members of the Get Safe Online team at Westminster, where we participated in the Home Affairs Select Committee on e-crime.  We were accompanied by volunteers representing three different age groups - youngsters, families and...

19 November 2012


Facebook misuse … whatever next?

Working in this sector, I suppose I shouldn't be surprised about anything I hear. Even about people's behaviour on Facebook. But I was surprised when I attended a recent cybersecurity industy dinner. The young lady I was sitting next...

16 November 2012


Let’s make it a happy Christmas!

It’s only early November, but the M&S commercials on my TV (seems funny without the normal celebs this year) and the Christmas baubles in my local supermarket tell me that Christmas is just around the corner. So at Get Safe Online,...

8 November 2012

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