3 September 2021 UK SIC

The Children’s Code – What is it and how will it help protect children online?

The Information Commissioners Office has officially launched the Children’s Code to ensure that tech companies are doing everything they can…

20 August 2021 UK SIC

Discord Security Settings – A Guide for Parents and Carers

This blog explores Discord, a chat app used by gamers and has been gaining more popularity recently.

20 May 2021 Andy Robinson

Pornography Age Restriction Concerns for Online Safety Bill

Since the Online Safety Bill was published, organisations and individuals have raised concerns over how pornography sites are going to…

11 March 2021 Andy Robinson

PlayStation 5 – Parental Controls and Security Settings

This blog looks at some of the features that are available for PlayStation 5 including parental controls and certain restrictions…

2 March 2021 Andy Robinson

Cameras On or Off? – Important Questions Answered by the POSH helpline.

The POSH helpline discuss educator’s key considerations around keeping cameras on or off during remote learning. Find out some key…

13 January 2021 Andy Robinson

Xbox Series X Parental Controls and Security Settings

Microsoft incorporates a variety of parental controls and security settings to ensure that the whole family can feel safe when…

23 September 2020 Becca Cawthorne

Delete or Deactivate – What to do with your old accounts (updated for 2020)

This blog gives site specific guidance about how to deactivate or delete your accounts, and what these options mean.

11 September 2020 UK SIC

New Laws Proposed by Law Commission to Protect Victims of Online Abuse

Today, the law commission has proposed new laws to protect victims from harmful online behaviour. This article looks at what…

20 August 2020 Andy Robinson

SWGfL to Launch New Versions of Online Safety Review Tool

Our partners at SWGfL have re-developed the online self-review tool Online Compass and will be releasing new and more focused…

22 April 2020 Andy Robinson

360 Degree Safe – The Online Safety Review Tool Has Been Updated & Improved

As part of their work for UKSIC, our partners SWGfL have updated the award-winning online safety review tool 360 Degree…

12 March 2020 Becca Cawthorne

10 years of 360 Degree Safe

This analysis of data from 360 Degree Safe draws from the self-review data of more than 11,000 schools across the country. 

19 February 2020 Becca Cawthorne

Young people call on government to make the internet a place where all young people are #freetobe themselves

For Safer Internet Day 2020 we have worked with young people to develop a Young People’s Charter on how government can help make a more inclusive…