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Facebook caught serving teens 'stalker ads'

17 November, 2021

According to Reset Australia, Facebook has not limited its use of surveillance advertising directed at teenagers.

School lockdowns and duty of care

01 November, 2021

For a school, a lockdown or evacuation situation is designed to reduce risk to staff and students while on school grounds.

Securing meaningful online data rights for children

26 October, 2021

Reset Australia has warned that a proposed children's data protection code should not be written by industry.

Calls for Children's Data Code to protect youth online

05 October, 2021

Reset Australia is calling on the federal government to adopt a Children's Data Code to better protect the data of young people online.

Online education proctoring poses security concerns

24 September, 2021

Many students have raised privacy concerns relating to their personal information being shared with exam proctoring companies.

Password management key to avoiding education cyber attacks

30 August, 2021

A new report suggests that the best way to avoid cyber attacks in higher education is through a password management tool that promotes better password hygiene.

Facebook restricts targeted ads for children

03 August, 2021

After Australian researchers discovered Facebook profiling underage users, the social media giant has moved to restrict targeted advertising for the under 18s.

Education hit hardest by cyber attacks in 2020

16 July, 2021

A new report has confirmed that the education sector is particularly vulnerable to ransomware attacks.

Cyber attack on NSW Department of Education

08 July, 2021

The NSW Department of Education has been a victim of a cybersecurity attack.

Research: Parents concerned about social media

23 June, 2021

New research shows that around one-third of Australian parents are concerned about their teens' use of social media.

Harm caused by online exposure recognised

08 June, 2021

The AHISA has welcomed the Australian Government's response to the Protecting the Age of Innocence report.

TAFE teams up with Fortinet to bolster cybersecurity skills

07 June, 2021

South Metropolitan TAFE is partnering with Fortinet in Australia to offer students hands-on and real-life cybersecurity skills.

Teaching young digital citizens about privacy

05 May, 2021

The Cyber Safety Project wants young digital citizens to protect their personal information online.

New-generation cloud filter designed for schools

13 April, 2021

Provision of a safe online environment is a top priority for schools, educators, admins and parents.

ACT students prepped to combat cybercrime

31 March, 2021

Cybersecurity is on the radar for today's — and tomorrow's — jobseekers.

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