Displaying items by tag: eSafety Commissioner

Optus has announced an expansion to its Digital Thumbprint Program,, marking the 20th anniversary of Safer Internet Day today, and to provide more opportunities for regional Australian students to learn about digital safety and wellbeing.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The presence of Australia’s e-safety commissioner and its services lacks public awareness, contributing to the significant under-reporting of incidents online, reveals the 2022 National Online Safety Survey conducted by the Australian government.

Published in Technology Regulation

The 24th Annual Technology Conference for Seniors was held on Thursday 10 November, 2022, and is now available to watch on YouTube - and the excellent information contained within is great for anyone of any age, with all links to the conference now available to watch below!

Published in Your Tech

When politicians indulge in grandstanding on issues over which they have no control, the normal reaction is to ignore them and treat them with derision.

Published in Open Sauce

Fears have arisen about the agenda of the eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant after the news website Crikey reported that she had appeared on a podcast hosted by an American anti-porn group.

Published in Technology Regulation

On Wed 10 November, 2021, from 9am AEDT to 4.30pm, ASCCA's tech conference will be opened by beloved entertainer Kamahl, the event is jam-packed with very timely topics, top-notch spekears, info that will improve your life and more, including, Nokia smartphones and Acronis Cyber Protect software as prizes, the conference is not only aimed at seniors, but everyone who is a 'future senior', too.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 11 August 2021 08:55

Government tells big tech to put safety first

Social media and tech companies will be expected to protect their users from online harms such as bullying and cyber abuse under a new set of Basic Online Safety Expectations (BOSE) released for public consultation by the Government.

Published in Technology Regulation

A Senate panel has recommended that Australia's new Online Safety Bill be passed, less than three weeks after it began to examine the bill in-committee and after just one public hearing.

Published in Government Tech Policy

More than 1400 students in Jimboomba and Toowoomba in Queensland are set to participate in a free in-school program that supports young people to be safe, responsible and positive online.

Published in Security

The Australian eSafety Commissioner, and separately, Sophos and LogMeIn have shared security advice for Safer Internet Day 2021.

Published in Home Tech

The Commonwealth Bank says it is taking steps to address the issue of technology-facilitated abuse to provide a safer banking experience for customers, with the launch of a new Acceptable Use Policy following misuse of its digital banking services.

Published in Security
Monday, 01 June 2020 10:00

ESET launches Safer Kids Online website

Global IT security vendor ESET has launched Safer Kids Online as a resource site dedicated to building a safer online environment for children.

Published in Security

 Students across schools in the Wide Bay region of Queensland are having their online safety skills boosted with participation in the Optus’ Digital Thumbprint Program, a free in-school program that supports young people to be safe, responsible and positive online.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

More than $4 million has been lost to online shopping scams by Australians in 2019 so far - well in excess of the $3.8 million fleeced from unsuspecting consumers last year - and the losses are expected to mount over the busy Christmas shopping period.

Published in Security

The loud noise that the Federal Government is making over blocking websites that host videos with terrorist content is a futile attempt to show that it is doing "something" to prevent abhorrent material like the video of the Christchurch massacre from being accessible to people in Australia.

Published in Open Sauce
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 04:47

Every day should be a Safer Internet Day

Tuesday, the 5th of February, is still happening as I type, and will be happening in the Northern Hemisphere as most of you read this, but this day's advice should be being followed every single day by kids and adults world-wide.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Friday, 17 August 2018 09:13

Federal bill against revenge porn clears House

Australian Government legislation to combat the practice of revenge porn has passed the House of Representatives on Thursday. The bill was passed by the Senate in February.

Published in Technology Regulation




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