Parents and carers

3 July 2024 UK SIC

Snapchat includes new features to protect against sextortion

Snapchat has announced some new features aimed to support users against sextortion and other online harms.

1 July 2024 UK SIC

UK Safer Internet Centre manifesto calls for stronger protections from the Government

The UKSIC has put together a five-point plan that we urge the Government to act on in the protection of…

17 June 2024 UK SIC

UKSIC Director David Wright Awarded CBE

SWGfL CEO and UK Safer Internet Centre Director David Wright has been awarded a Commander of the Order of the…

11 June 2024 UK SIC

New cyber security data reveals the impact of attacks on schools

71% of secondary schools experienced a cyber breach or attack in the past year, in contrast to 52% of primary…

31 May 2024 Beverley Thornton

What Is TikTok Shop? Staying Safe When Buying Online

Find out more about TikTok Shop, and how to stay safe when using it.

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.

8 May 2024 UK SIC

Revenge Porn Helpline reveals women have 28 times more intimate images shared than men

The Revenge Porn Helpline has released the latest annual report data looking at the trends and insights seen across 2023.

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.

30 April 2024 UK SIC

Ofcom Data Reveals 1 in 3 Children Aged 5 -7 Use Social Media Unsupervised

The latest research from Ofcom has revealed the current online landscape of children and young people using technology.

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…

19 April 2024 Beverley Thornton

Meta Announces Tools to Help Protect Against Sextortion and Intimate Image Abuse

Meta has announced new tools being tested to protect young people and adults from intimate image abuse.