Audience

Educators

15 May 2024 UK SIC

New online issue page released to support with responding to sextortion incidents

We have prepared a brand new online issue page to guide professionals, parents, carers, and young people through sextortion.

30 April 2024 UK SIC

IWF declares most extreme year on record at #BehindTheScreens Annual Report launch

The Internet Watch Foundation, found more child sexual abuse imagery in 2023 than any previous year.

29 April 2024 Becca Cawthorne

New interactive learning resource from Childnet looking at reliability online

We are delighted to announce the launch of a brand new, interactive and gamified resource helping young people to decide…

29 April 2024 UK SIC

National Crime Agency Issues Financially Motivated Sexual Extortion Alert to UK Schools

The National Crime Agency has issued an alert to educational establishments across the UK about the rise in financially motivated…

18 April 2024 UK SIC

The Revenge Porn Helpline Reveals 106% Increase in Reports

The Revenge Porn Helpline has released new data about how the service was used in 2023.

29 March 2024 UK SIC

New feedback feature for UK Safer Internet Centre website

This new feature is there for users to rate our guidance and articles to see how much value the information…

26 March 2024 UK SIC

Professionals Online Safety Helpline Publishes Online Reputation Guidance

The Professionals Online Safety Helpline has released new guidance to support schools with online reputation concerns.

22 March 2024 UK SIC

Children are using AI to create nudes, warns new report from the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology

A report from the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT) warns that children are using AI apps designed to…

22 March 2024 UK SIC

Sextortion report of boys increase as IWF announces record amount of cases

The Internet Watch Foundation has reported a heartbreaking eightfold increase in the number of sextortion cases.

19 March 2024 UK SIC

SWGfL Launches ProjectEVOLVE EDU – Online Training for Educators

ProjectEVOLVE EDU is a new professional development platform focusing on digital literacy and online safety for educators.

15 March 2024 UK SIC

How offenders abuse privacy apps – latest podcast episode from the IWF

Predators are using end-to-end encrypted messaging apps to contact children and distribute criminal material, warns new research.