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NATIONAL SAFER INTERNET DAY 11 FEBRUARY 2020

NATIONAL SAFER INTERNET DAY 11 FEBRUARY 2020

Today is National Safer Internet day, and here are a few tips to help keep your child safe online: Be free to talk regularly to your child. Find out how they use the internet and how they interact with the technology, how they express themselves online, and how they feel when they are on the internet, particularly using social media. Help them to explore differences The internet is full of diverse people trying to communicate with your child. It is the first place, for some children, where they see and communicate with people who are different to themselves, but also...

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SIMPLY ANTIVIRUS FOR VALENTINES DAY!

SIMPLY ANTIVIRUS FOR VALENTINES DAY!

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DIXONS CARPHONE FACE HUGE FINE FOR DATA BREACH

DIXONS CARPHONE FACE HUGE FINE FOR DATA BREACH

Dixons Carphone have been issued a massive fine of £500,000 for a huge data security breach which displayed names, postcodes, private email addresses as well as unsuccessful credit checks of over 14 million customers. On top of this, upon investigation from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) it was revealed that around 5.6 million credit/debit card details were also breached during the huge security attack between July 2017 and April 2018. This is not the first fine The Carphone group has received. Back in July 2015 The Carphone Warehouse, part of the same group, had also been issued a fine of...

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PERSONAL DATA-IS IT NOW AS AN IMPORTANT COMMODITY AS OIL?

PERSONAL DATA-IS IT NOW AS AN IMPORTANT COMMODITY AS OIL?

A leading QC has warned businesses that there needs to be more clarity as to what they are using personal data for.Cyber law expert, Dean Armstrong QC, said that the collection of personal data from individuals is becoming more & more prevalent every day, for example Digital internet linked controls, that are used to program heating/lighting in our homes to personal digital assistants that are now becoming as common place in homes as TV’s. These ‘appliances’ can collect and analyse your personal data.Companies must ensure that they inform customers the reasons of why you must supply this information, and most...

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IS YOUR CHILD SAFE ONLINE?

IS YOUR CHILD SAFE ONLINE?

The Children’s charity, Barbados, have suggested that even 2 year olds are using social Media.It highlights the need for all social media companies to fight the harmful content online, but parents can do their bit too to prevent their children being exposed to such dangers.Below are some top ideas to keep your child safer:Talk to your children and explain the serious dangers online especially when using social media. For example how they may believe they are playing an online game with someone who is the same age as them, when in fact, which often can be the case, they could...

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