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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.

Cyber-safety co acquires phone stores to bundle offering

22 March, 2021

Child cyber-safety specialist SafeToNet has acquired 77 German mobile phone stores in a bid to pre-load or bundle its online safety software.

Staying secure online during back-to-school

21 January, 2021

Assistant Minister for Defence Andrew Hastie has issued a timely warning to parents, urging vigilance while shopping online for back-to-school supplies.

Young Australians overwhelmed by media negativity in 2020

12 January, 2021

A survey shows Australians aged 10 to 17 found news stories covered in 2020 made them feel worse than the year before.

Digital safety for class of 2020

30 November, 2020

As students transition from primary to secondary school, it's time for a final word about living, learning and playing safely online.

Tech solution supports student mental health

28 October, 2020

Australian tech services provider Data#3 has announced a partnership with Gaggle, a US-based provider of student safety and wellbeing solutions.

NSW Dept of Education to digitise school enrolments

06 October, 2020

The NSW Government is providing parents of primary school students with the option of online enrolment, kicking off a broader digitisation program.

New cybersecurity project to protect universities

05 October, 2020

A new project to enhance the cybersecurity of Australia's universities is underway. 

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