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Training the IT workforce of the future

29 March, 2022

HCL Technologies' TechBee early career program is being delivered online to Australian students.

How schools can ease the cybersecurity talent shortage

21 March, 2022 by Josh Lemon, certified instructor at the SANS Institute, and managing director at Ankura

The cybersecurity industry suffers from a talent shortage, compounded by students leaving school with a foggy image of what a cybersecurity career entails.

Safer tech in schools: a national approach

23 February, 2022

More robust measures are needed to keep schools safe online, according to a report by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

Forensic analysis of NSW Education cyber attack

14 February, 2022

A comprehensive forensic analysis of the cyber attack against the NSW Department of Education server in July 2021 has been completed.

Online Safety Act to protect children from cyber-bullying

25 January, 2022

The federal government's Online Safety Act has now come into effect to help keep Australians safe online.

Gen Z uninformed about digital careers: study

24 January, 2022

Nearly half of Generation Z are not well informed about digital career pathways, according to new research.

Studying online chats to protect kids from sex offenders

06 December, 2021

New research from the University of South Australia aims to help protect children from potential paedophiles.

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.

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