Security and Privacy
As parents and carers, keeping our children safe – both offline and online – is crucial.
However, with rapidly changing technology and increasingly sophisticated methods of cyber crime becoming more prevalent, staying updated on online security measures is everyone’s responsibility.
Here we share helpful tips from experts on how to keep you and your family safe online.
Topics include Improving Online Security, Sharenting, Catfishing and Data Protection.
In our expert videos, Assistant Data Commissioner Jennifer Dolan and Research and Policy officer Andrew Carroll from the Data Protection Commission Ireland offer their advice on how best to protect your child’s data and what you need to know about the age of digital consent.
Digital Ready Hub Topics
Remote learning is a new way of schooling for many families. Here are a few ways to protect your child’s privacy during online education
While parents/carers might worry about giving a child a new device, there are ways to protect it to increase their online safety.
There are some potential harms associated with sharenting. Here are the Dos and Don’ts to consider before posting photos of children online.
‘Phishing’ is the term used to describe fraudulent attempts to gain access to your personal information like your bank details or passwords
Once your child goes online, they need a screen name and password. Here are a few tips to make sure both are as secure as they can be