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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 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?
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
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 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
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.
A Parent’s Guide to Teen Sexting
Let’s talk NUDES. Sexting, or sending and receiving nudes, has been around in one form or another for a long time, but in recent years the access to connected technology, new social networking platforms and peer pressure is seeing 'nudes' becoming part of the every day life of teens. Sending nudes can often lead to devastating outcomes so let's break it down.
Cyber Safety Project Digital Habits Survey 2021 Report
It's no secret that technology plays an integral role in the lives of young people today. It's how they connect, learn and play. But when it comes down to the nitty gritty, what exactly does that impact of a technology-rich upbringing look like for the young Australians we work with, and what can we do to ensure their online experiences are healthy, positive and safe?
Engaging Younger Learners in Online Safety – Cyber Safety Project team up with Pevan & Sarah
We need young people to have an enduring strategy for managing their own cyber safety and digital wellbeing that is effective, fun and memorable. That's why we've partnered up with Pevan & Sarah to create this brand new, catchy video for you to sing along to in your classroom!
Cyber Safety Project team up with The FUSE Cup
Today, more people today play online games than watch TV. With the rise of the metaverse and virtual communities there has never been a more important time to engage with kids to discuss inclusive, healthy and safe game play.
Five Simple Ways to Be Cyber Secure at Home
We know navigating technology systems can at times feel overwhelming, so we have put together Cyber Security Guide to help you create a safe digital environment for your family.
My First Mobile Phone Agreement
When the time is right for the young people in your home to take on the responsibility of managing their first mobile phone, gaming console or other device, there are a few important conversations to have as a family. We've created the My Personal Device Pledge to help you and your children establish a proactive plan.