Life online is still life, but with extra challenges.
Nearly half of teens say the effect of social media is neither positive nor negative on them; it is just life as they know it. So let's support them through the highs and lows.
Humans are the weak link in cyber security. But there may be a solution to making us safer, using the technology of exercise and lifestyle apps
Prime Minister Scott Morrison, with his wife Jenny Morrison, used a campaign rally at the Breakers Country Club in Wambarel to speak about online safety on May 5 2019.
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It's easy to legislate for new offences and more incarceration. It's harder – and more expensive – to ensure the community is safer in the long term. This involves addressing causes, not effects.
You can help your children investigate any online hoax.
Six tips on how to check out that latest online threat that's targeting your children. How you can easily tell if it's real or just another hoax?
Everyone’s using technology – but they’re not all as safe as they could be.
A cybersecurity expert offers tips to keep high schoolers safe on mobile devices, computers, games and social media.
The pressure to always look good is real.
Parents – stop panicking. Teens use secondary Instagram accounts not to be sneaky, but to show their "non-polished" selves and connect with small groups of true friends.
Research shows that children are less likely to cyberbully others if they believe that the adults in their life would punish them for it.
Research shows that parents play the most important role in prevention of cyberbullying. Here are four ways they can step up for their kids.
Digital documents are not nearly as easy to retrieve.
What happens to your Facebook account, your iTunes purchases and your email messages when you die?
While digital footprints are considered to be a liability, if managed well they can be an asset.
When it comes to online spaces, children are usually taught about cyber safety and keeping information private, but curating a positive digital footprint could actually benefit them later in life.
Trust in online systems varies around the world.
Around the world, people are both increasingly dependent on, and distrustful of, digital technology. New research suggests ways this conflict could unfold.
Engaging with your teen’s online world will make it easier to have difficult conversations about some of the risks and ways to manage them.
Parents should ask their teens to show them how they use social media and how it works so they can have conversations about what the risks are and how to reduce them.
Clips of Peppa Pig on YouTube aren’t always what you expect them to be.
More than 300 hours of content are uploaded to YouTube every minute - and many children's clips are unauthorised, sneaky or even disturbing. Being aware is the first step.
Facebook's record raises serious questions about whether it can be trusted with our most intimate images.
There’s a global war going on, and a global arms race to go with it. It’s not a race for physical weapons, it’s a race to develop cyber weapons of psychological, emotional, financial and infrastructure attack.
Hostile foreign powers and even tech companies are not attacking us with bullets and bombs; they're doing it with bits and bytes. It's Cyber Security Awareness Month, so what to do about the third world war being waged in cyberspace?
How safe is it to use an iPhone?
Some of the iPhone's innovations have made users less secure.
If children and teenagers are comfortable with social media, we should use it as a means to reach them and ensure they understand the do's and dont's.
Actor and presenter Faustina Agolley speaking on Q&A.
On Q&A, panellist Faustina Agolley questioned whether there were laws protecting against revenge porn in Australia. As it turns out, it all depends on where you live.
Research shows that parents and the police are often unaware of the majority of cases of online sexual abuse.
Moves to make sex education compulsory cannot come quickly enough.
If only it were this easy.
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People who think like hackers have some really good ideas about how to protect digital privacy during turbulent times. We can learn from them.
How do you defend yourself in virtual reality?
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Underlying online harassment is the false idea that events that happen on internet aren't real. But whenever people are interacting, it's all real.