The Cyber Safety Project Blog

All the latest in cyber safety and digital wellbeing.
Cyber Safety Project Program Effectiveness Report

Cyber Safety Project Program Effectiveness Report

In 2022, Cyber Safety Project engaged Lewers, an independent research agency, to help measure and understand the effectiveness of our program in schools. The results showed Cyber Safety Project’s program for school communities has a positive impact on students’ safety knowledge and behaviours, which is retained longitudinally.
Great Books to Keep Your Teen Safe and Well Online

Great Books to Keep Your Teen Safe and Well Online

Our top list of engaging books for teens, and their families, to help them stay safe, secure and well in the online world.
Omegle: chat anonymously to strangers online

Omegle: chat anonymously to strangers online

With a tagline promoting connecting with online strangers, the notion of Omegle goes against the grain of what many of us would have been told growing up about steering clear from 'stranger danger'. Find out the dangers of Omegle's anonymous online chat platform and how you can keep your kids safe.
Digital Wellbeing

Digital Wellbeing

Similar to general wellbeing, digital wellbeing underpins the three key pillars of physical, mental and social health, but in an online sense. See our top tips for keeping your digital wellbeing in check.
Opel Kids Phone: The safest smartphone for kids

Opel Kids Phone: The safest smartphone for kids

For years, parents have been reaching out to the Cyber Safety Project for tips, tricks and recommendations when introducing a child to their very first smartphone. Opel Mobile’s newest SmartKids Phone may be the answer we have all been looking for.
BeReal: Should your kids really be on there?

BeReal: Should your kids really be on there?

No filters. 2 minutes to post. Forward and backward facing camera. This is BeReal. Find out what you can do to help protect your child's safety and wellbeing if they are on this trending social media app.
DigiKnow Podcast: byte-sized conversations to keep your family safe online

DigiKnow Podcast: byte-sized conversations to keep your family safe online

DigiKnow the Cyber Safety Project now has a podcast for families? Byte-sized conversations for parents/guardians and their kids to tune in and start the important chat about building cyber security, cyber safety and digital wellbeing habits.
Optus Cyberattack and Data Breach

Optus Cyberattack and Data Breach

Optus is amongst many big companies who have fallen victim to recent cyberattacks. How can you protect yourself against a cyber security breach and what should you do if your personal data has been compromised?
Twitch: What’s your gamer doing on there?

Twitch: What’s your gamer doing on there?

So, the young person in your life loves gaming, right? So do we! But let’s talk about the platform your avid gamer might visit if they want to watch their favourite gamer play LIVE. Twitch.
Using Picture Books to Teach Cyber Safety and Digital Wellbeing to Young Children

Using Picture Books to Teach Cyber Safety and Digital Wellbeing to Young Children

As online safety and the issues related to digital wellbeing have become more widely spoken about, there have been some wonderful picture books published to complement these conversations. Here are some of our favourites…
The Metaverse: Explained in words you’ll understand

The Metaverse: Explained in words you’ll understand

The metaverse is what is known to be the next generation of the internet. Find out what benefits the metaverse will bring, the dangers that will come along with it, and how you can keep your family safe.
7 Ways to Stay Safe on Snapchat

7 Ways to Stay Safe on Snapchat

Snapchat has become the social platform of choice for many young teens, delivering on all aspects of social networking. Here are 6 crucial strategies to keep your family safe when using Snapchat.
Cyber Safety Project has been endorsed by the eSafety Commissioner as a Trusted eSafety Provider