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Protecting higher education from cyber attacks

04 December, 2023

With the higher education sector at increased risk of cyber attacks, cybersecurity professionals remain in high demand.

Not enough being done to protect children online: report

17 October, 2023

Some of the world's largest tech companies are failing to adequately detect and address online child sexual exploitation, according to a report.

Issuing a cybersecurity licence to students

15 August, 2023

A digital cybersecurity licence is under development for Australian students and teachers.

Students at risk from online gambling

13 July, 2023

According to AHISA, harm to young Australians from their exposure to online gambling and gambling advertising has intensified over the last five years.

Record numbers of cyberbullying reports by young children

11 July, 2023

Around 230 cyberbullying reports were made by children to eSafety during the month of May, 2023.

Start them young: teaching children cybersecurity skills

03 July, 2023

A new youth activity packet designed to help teach children valuable cybersecurity skills has been launched by KnowBe4.

Data at risk in elite Australian schools: study

11 May, 2023

More than 85,000 private school students and staff in Australia are vulnerable to email-based phishing attacks, according to new analysis.

Combating cyber threats in the education sector

24 April, 2023 by Chris Barton, Director Channel Sales APAC, Absolute Software

Reports of cybercrime have increased by 13%, according to the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC).

Educating the education sector on cybersecurity

27 March, 2023 by Aaron Bugal, Field CTO APJ, Sophos

The education sector is built on the foundation of creating opportunities and building knowledge for students of all ages.

Practical cybersecurity training for students

22 March, 2023

ThreatDefence has been working with TAFE NSW and Macquarie University to provide practical cybersecurity training to students.

Tackling problematic screen use by children

30 January, 2023

A proposal to tackle problematic screen and phone use by children has been announced by NSW Opposition Leader Chris Minns.

Investigation into unauthorised access of 2022 HSC results

19 December, 2022

Using an old URL, some 2022 HSC students were able to obtain unauthorised access to their preliminary 2022 HSC results.

Greater cooperation among educators for online safety

14 December, 2022

A new national council led by the eSafety Commissioner will focus on combating online harm in Australian schools.

IT Code Fair enables students to showcase skills

13 December, 2022

The annual Charles Darwin University IT Code Fair is a four-day event involving a series of challenges and competitions for students.

Securing student data against cyber attacks

30 November, 2022

Increasing cyber attacks on educational institutions have had significant implications for teaching and data protection.

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