Kaspersky warns of elevated child cybersecurity risks in 2024
Cybersecurity experts at Kaspersky reveal increasing threats to minors in 2024, including AI-generated inappropriate content, cyberattacks on young gamers and malicious app downloads.
Top tips for staying safe online this festive season
Protect your Christmas tech presents: Keeper Security advises on safe gift operation to ward off cybercriminals.
Digital Poverty Alliance hosts UK discussions on inclusive technology future
Digital Poverty Alliance leads industry talks on eradicating digital poverty for a more inclusive UK tech future.
Blue Connections IT and Dell Technologies team up for charity
Blue Connections IT and Dell Technologies have partnered to host the second annual Backpack Giving Day to support children in need.
IWD 2023: Starlight’s CEO celebrates 20 year milestone
Louise Baxter, CEO of Starlight Children's Foundation, reflects on its long-term impact and growth as she celebrates 20 years with the company.
SnapLogic teams up with meetmagic for charity and children
SnapLogic has announced its partnership with meetmagic, an online Australian platform that combines business and philanthropy.
Minors using Discord servers to spread malware for cash
Online community of minors found creating and spreading malware, using dedicated Discord servers as discussion boards, according to Avast.
Nearly 90% of Kiwis worried kids will give away personal info online
Nearly nine in ten New Zealanders believe children will give away personal information online, says Norton research.
Children’s privacy harmed in online learning - Human Rights Watch
Governments failed to protect children's privacy during online learning in COVID-19 lockdowns, says a Human Rights Watch report.
ChildFund launches new campaign to protect children online
ChildFund says WEB Safe & Wise aims to protect children from sexual exploitation and abuse online while also empowering them to become digitally savvy.
ERO urge educators to be aware of the importance of oral language
Report reinforces importance of oral language development in enabling children to learn, says Education Review Office. Full report here.
Christchurch schools to benefit from $200,000 donation from SKY
Christchurch's quake-hit schools to get new turfs from SKY's generous £200k donation, boosting post-disaster recovery.
$1 million new funding for NZ ON Air-Canada joint projects
NZ On Air and Canada Media Fund will receive $1 million in funding for three new projects, it was announced today.
Partner wanted: NZ On Air seeks partner for online children's content
Wrightson says NZ On Air seeks to partner with an organisation that can invest in or extend a suitable online platform and/or app.
NZ govt's social housing plans aim to alleviate poverty, PM Key says
The government's plan to increase the private provision of state-housing is part of a wider goal to alleviate the country's most vulnerable by putt.
Funding for Computers in Homes to benefit students
A boost in funding for the Computers in Homes digital literacy programme has been announced by the government.
Mother selling kids on Facebook - society does NOT like this
Facebook has many uses, but an online forum for child trafficking in Oklahoma is not one of them.
<strong>Dave Rosenberg reveals a few secrets to </strong><strong>Heather Wright</strong><strong> as he talks Westcon, leadership and the importance of family.
GrabOne partners with Kidsline
Daily deal site keen to raise cash for teen/tween support service.
Juniper targets mobile threats
Consumer and business smartphone use being targeted for the Pulse Mobile Security Suite.
62% of children have had a negative online experience
A new family report has been released that aims to educate parents about how their children behave online.
YouTube offers more protection
YouTube has introduced a safeguard, enabling parents to keep their children away from content aimed at mature viewers.
Youngsters gripped by technology
Kids today are entertainment media junkies, spending more than 50 hours a week with their cell phone, music player or game console, according to a US study.
Santa’s hotline lights up Xmas tree
Telecom’s seven-storey high Christmas tree was lit up by the sound of children’s wishes at its unveiling in Auckland on Saturday.