Privacy & Security

An Introduction to Privacy & Security

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In the digital world, our data is a highly valuable commodity which is collected, sold and analysed by big companies on a daily basis – including that of children and young people. Myleene Klass presents this short explainer video on the importance of protecting our privacy and our personal information online.

Location Apps

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Mobile apps that link with a phone or tablet's location services can be an excellent way for parents and carers to keep track of a young person's whereabouts. If family members can pinpoint their location, however, then potentially so can strangers online. Our short explainer video will ensure you're in a well-informed position on location apps.

Terms and Conditions

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How often do you thoroughly read the terms and conditions before signing up on a new app or site? Probably not often... if ever. So what's actually in the small print, and what does it mean for our data - and our privacy? Our explainer video will give you a quick insight into the types of agreements we all regularly enter into online.

Password Managers

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

Phishing

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

Malware (Viruses, Trojans, Ransomware)

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Malware is the bane of internet users. It can steal our passwords, spy on our online activities and siphon off our personal data. Make sure you're aware of the variety of threats that malware poses by spending five minutes watching our explainer video.

Cookies and Adware

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"Do you accept cookies?" We all see the message, almost every day - and mostly we click 'yes', without batting an eyelid. Not many of us, however, fully understand what cookies do - or how accepting some of them can open the door to their more malicious relative, adware. Take five minutes to watch our explainer video.

Web Browser

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

Webcams

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-2021

Hacking

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Do you know your white hats from your black hats? How about grey hats? Our quick explainer video is brim full of the information you need to get your head around hacking.

VPNs

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

The Cloud

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

TOR Browser

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

Closed Peer Sharing

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You might remember Napster. You may have heard of BitTorrent. If you haven't (or if you have, but aren't sure how they work), check out our short explainer video on P2P (peer-to-peer) sharing.

Hidden Apps

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If the number of calculator apps on a young person's phone doesn't add up, it's very probable that one of them is a smokescreen for another type of software entirely. Calculators are a common disguise, but by no means the only camouflage out there - watch our short video to uncover the facts about hidden apps.

The Dark/Deep Web

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Part of our Online Privacy & Security Series 2020-21

Leicestershire Police: Addressing The Online Drugs Trade

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Webinar Duration: 34 minutes (approx.) In this webinar James Edmondston, Substance Misuse Officer and Katie Hudson, Children & Young Persons Officer from Leicestershire Police will be looking at some of the new and emerging ways in which young people are accessing drugs, and the dangers they are being exposed to.

Personal Data Explained

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In many respects, our personal data is the ‘currency’ of the internet – which means we need to protect it. This brief video clarifies the essentials.

Online Fraud Explained

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Scammers and fraudsters have adapted their techniques to dupe unwary and inexperienced internet users; this short video will swiftly put you in the picture.

Age Inappropriate Content Explained

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Children being exposed to content on the internet which isn't appropriate for their age is a perennial safeguarding concern; this video quickly tells you what you need to know.

Child Sexual Exploitation Explained

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This short video addresses the key details around how children and young people can find themselves being sexually exploited in the online world.

Dangers of the Dark Web Demystified

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In this webinar, cyber security specialist Emma Davis will uncover the real truths behind the dark web and explain the importance of understanding this technology with the ultimate aim of safeguarding children online

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