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NSPCC and O2 urge parents to make online safety a New Year's resolution

Authored by Mike Page

The NSPCC and O2 are urging parents to make online safety a priority for their children if they are given smartphones, tablets or games consoles this Christmas.

The advice comes after the charity and mobile network operator found that thousands of parents who have played the O2 NSPCC Parents vs Kids online safety quiz were getting questions about parental controls wrong.

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Bond Dickinson advises on international cyber security acquisition

Authored by News Desk

The Plymouth office of national law firm Bond Dickinson LLP, alongside Kemp Little LLP, has advised Swiss technology group RUAG on its acquisition of UK-based Cyber Security specialist Clearswift.

RUAG is actively involved in defence and security across Europe and the acquisition, which successfully completed last week, represents a significant investment to expand and develop the...

Cyber security training offered to teachers

Authored by Sarah Parker

A cyber security online training programme is being offered to teachers to help them play a key role in combatting cyber threats to schools.

The Tech Partnership, the employer body that develops skills for the digital economy, and NAACE, the association for the UK’s education technology community, have teamed up to produce the new elearning.

Cyber Security for Teachers has been...

Plymouth teen charged after website attacks

Authored by News Desk

A 15-year-old Plymouth boy has been charged with offences related to cyber attacks on websites around the world.

The 15-year-old, from the Plympton area of the city, was charged on Monday 16th November after an investigation by officers from the Zephyr Regional Cyber Crime Unit.

The boy was charged with three offences under Section 3 of the Computer Misuse Act which relate to...

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