APF

APF Professional Development and AGM

We’re proud to be attending and sponsoring the Australian Princiapls Federation’s  (APF) Professional Development and Annual General Meeting again this year. This year’s event is cemented around the theme of ‘Your Life Is On The Line,’ according to Assoc Prof Philip RiOH. His data shows alarming trends. Let him tell you the thruth about your […]

NDB

Cyber top reason for Data Breaches in Eduction

The results of the second full quarter of Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme, has again ranked the Education sector as fourth in the number of data breach notifications between 1 July and 30 September.  Published by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC), the report captures statistical information based on notifications received by OAIC under the […]

cyberbullying

Cyber bullying suggested to be added to School curriculum

Recent statistics released from the Office of the eSafety Commissioner reveal the startling fact that one in five young people have been targeted online. And now the eSafety Commissioner, Julie Inman Grant, is calling for cyberbullying to be added to the national school curriculum.  Today, at the Women in Media event at the National Press Club of Australia, eSafety […]

Student at computer with CyberHound

CyberHound’s ClearView Platform Positively Shapes Online Experiences

Figures released recently reveal that 25% of young people are contacted online by someone they don’t know. The Federal Government’s Office of the eSafety Commissionerasserts that being contacted by someone they’re not familiar with is the leading negative experience young people face (25% of respondents). Being left out by others (21%), teasing and name calling (19%) […]

Data breach

Education in Top 5 in Data Breach Report

In the first full quarter of Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme, the Education sector ranked fourth in the number of data breach notifications. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) received 242 notifications under the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme in the period 1 April to 30 June 2018.Of those, 19 notifications were received from […]

USA School

CyberHound takes a bite out of American market

Recent data from the Cyberbullying Research Center shows that 34% of American students have experienced cyberbullying.   A leading Australian cybersecurity company is seeking to create safer places for students and staff by providing a unique solution that protects schools’ digital playgrounds. CyberHound, a cybersecurity and learning enablement provider, is addressing the need for specialist education-focused cybersecurity by […]

Cyberbullying

03 July 2018 Online surveillance in schools: student safeguard or privacy breach?

Schools across Australia are increasingly turning to social media and online surveillance technology to combat threats to student welfare, such as cyberbullying. The increase in the use of online monitoring tools follows a similar trend in the US, and comes as education departments continue to grapple with an online bullying epidemic in schools awash in […]

Cyber crime

Cyber Criminals Targeting Schools

Technology plays an increasingly important role in educating students. Cyber attackers are aware of this and are exploiting vulnerable networks and individuals. In recent research data from NTT Security, the education sector ranked as the number one target of cyber attackers (26 percent). Education outranked sectors such as technology (17 percent), finance (13 percent), government (13 […]