#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 10°C Monday 30 November 2020

#Cyber Safety

# cyber-safety - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Survey reveals more than 40% of children are talking to strangers online

Children in schools in disadvantaged areas were 29% more likely to talk to strangers every day.

# cyber-safety - Monday 4 March, 2019

New law to crack down on cyberbullying and material that promotes self-harm

Minister for Communications Richard Bruton is proposing the establishment of an Online Safety Commissioner.

# cyber-safety - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

80% of 8 to 10-year-olds own a device capable of accessing the internet, and 40% are talking to strangers online

Today is Safer Internet Day, with organisations working to raise awareness around how people can be more safe online.

# cyber-safety - Monday 10 September, 2018

32% of Irish children are talking to strangers online every week

Over half of nine year olds are on social media despite age restrictions, a new survey has found.

# cyber-safety - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Social media sites should find new ways to verify children's ages - report

Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram gave statements on their security to the Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs.

# cyber-safety - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Poll: Have you ever talked to your kids about internet safety? Cyber Safety This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever talked to your kids about internet safety?

A new resource launched this week seeks to help protect children and teens online.

# cyber-safety - Monday 5 February, 2018

Child porn: Gardaí seize 'tens of thousands' of images in 31 searches

The searches took place across private residences in 12 counties over the weekend.

# cyber-safety - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

From The Daily Edge Those embarrassing 'text-speak' information leaflets have become an excellent meme Txttalk

# cyber-safety - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

There have been lots of cyber attacks on State websites that the public aren't even aware of

There have been calls for the Garda cyber crime unit to be beefed up.

# cyber-safety - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Irish modelling agencies warn of fraudsters asking girls for bikini images

Modelling agencies have stressed that they never request photographs through social media or third party sites.

# cyber-safety - Saturday 17 September, 2016

5% of children are in everyday contact with a stranger online

There are calls for parents, educators and the government needed to be doing more to promote a safe internet environment.

# cyber-safety - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Concerns raised over child safety and privacy online

A study commissioned by the ISPCC found that one-third of primary school children did not know how to keep their social network account private, while one in six secondary students had met someone in person after meeting them online.