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Useful resources for Parents and Carers

15 May 2017

Reducing The Impact

This is a National Cyber Security Resource

Most cyber attacks are composed of four stages: Survey, Delivery, Breach and Affect. The following security controls, applied at each stage of an attack, can reduce your organisation’s exposure to a successful cyber attack.

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12 May 2017

Gaming devices provide a variety of interesting activities and ways for young people to engage with their friends and families.

However, it is important to be aware of what these devices can do and how you can talk with your child to help them to use this technology in safe and positive way.

All modern gaming devices offer parental controls to help you manage how your child uses their device, but these do need to be set up in order for them to be operational.

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13 January 2017

There are some interesting points for discussion here including; 'the toy not only listens to your child, but then records everything and sends it to a third party as a text file for analysis. A third party that, coincidentally, offers a voice analysis service to law enforcement and the military.'

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