Online safety refers to the act of staying safe online. It is also commonly known as internet safety, e-safety and cyber safety. It encompasses all technological devices which have access to the internet from PCs and laptops to smartphones and tablets. Being safe online means individuals are protecting themselves and others from online harms and risks which may jeopardise their personal information, lead to unsafe communications or even effect their mental health and wellbeing.
Why is online safety important?
The internet is now an integral part of our lives. Online safety, also known as e-safety or internet safety, is extremely important in making sure both adults and children feel safe, secure and confident when accessing and engaging with content online.
How can National Online Safety help my school?
National Online Safety provide a complete a solution for schools to implement an effective approach to online safety. Our certified schools programme will help schools to meet their statutory online safety requirements, ensure staff, parents and pupils feel confident in tackling online safety issues and support the whole school community with staying up to date with the latest online safety news and trends.
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