For the 5th year running, Brainstorm Productions is proud to be a supporter of Privacy Awareness Week (PAW). PAW is an annual initiative run by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) in conjunction with the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities forum.
With a staggering 99% of 15-17 year olds being online and 97% of households with children under 15 having access to the internet, cyber safety education is critical in helping young people stay protected online.
In partnership with the Office of the eSafety Commissioner, last Tuesday the 5th February, we celebrated Safer Internet Day 2019 with a jam-packed itinerary of primary and high school live cyber safety theatre shows....
On Tuesday, 5 February 2019 we are celebrating Safer Internet Day.
Coordinated by the Office of the eSafety Commissioner in Australia and celebrated in over 130 countries, this year’s Safer Internet Day theme is: ‘Together for a better internet’ and is designed to raise awareness about the safe and positive use of digital technology, and to explore the role we can all play in creating a better and safer internet....
The popularity of digital and online games is rapidly increasing, and it doesn't look like slowing down! Not only are more people playing games, but they’re also watching other people play through live streaming and esport tournaments.
Many parents and teachers are concerned by the fervour surrounding games like Fortnite and the increasing use of games among primary school students. But no matter how you feel about gaming, there's one thing you can be sure of: gaming is here to stay.
This week was Stay Smart Online Week, a week to raise awareness about cybercrime and how to reverse the threat. Cybercrime is a significant issue in Australia, with a colossal 6.09 million adults having experienced an online breach in 2017.*
With tech-use among students rapidly rising each year, internet safety education is vital. In fact, Roy Morgan Research found that 97 per cent of children under 15 had continual access to the internet. 97 per cent!
Transform your smartphone into a positive wellbeing tool by downloading the R U OK? mobile app Konnect. This handy app encourages you to hit the pause button and make time for your friends and family, with the aim of boosting emotional wellbeing....
Our privacy is valuable. And now, more than ever, we need to protect it.
As a society, we are beginning to understand the consequences of sharing our personal information online. We are becoming increasingly concerned with how our data is being used and misused.
Advances in technology present new risks to our privacy and security. Spam, scams, identity theft and fraud are just some of the risks we face when we use our devices.
Privacy Awareness Week runs from the 13th to the 19th of May this year. It provides an opportunity to reflect on how we share and manage our personal data. The aim is to shine a spotlight on the issue of privacy, and to remind us that privacy does matter.
With this awareness has come growing concern for the privacy of children and young people online. So how do we keep them safe?
Today’s high school students have grown up using smartphones and iPads, and most have had a digital footprint since birth.
In 2015, eighty-two per cent of teens were online, according to ACMA research, and 80 per cent used a smartphone. These figures rise every year....