The Tallinn University of Technology is a part of the Estonian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) consortium and regularly carries out cybersecurity competitions for students.
Creating a safer connected world: Organisations and industry
Organisations and industry
Organisations and industry partners are key stakeholders in the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) agenda, working with the European Commission (EC), Safer Internet Centres (SICs) across Europe, and other stakeholders to ensure that products and services are safer by design, and that appropriate measures and responses can be given to any issues identified. Read on to discover more.
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Safer Internet Day (SID) is almost here – on Tuesday, 7 February 2023, we will be millions around the globe, joining forces “Together for a better internet”. This edition is extra special, as it celebrates the 20th anniversary of this international day. Are you ready? How are you going to get involved in celebrating with us?
At the end of November, the BIK Youth Ambassadors, Joao and Kathrin, set off for Addis Ababa. After many years, the global and annual Internet Governance Forum took place again on the African continent, hosted by the Government of Ethiopia with support from the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).
Irish President Higgins has signed the Online Safety and Media Regulation (OSMR) bill into law.
The issue of low female participation in IT and cyber-related activities seems to be apparent in most countries. The information technology sector is in need of many new specialists in Estonia and elsewhere in the world.
In 2020, the Maltese helpline 179 received over 500 phone calls and around 700 calls during 2021, all of which were related to online safety concerns. This led to the launching of the seventh edition of the BeSmartOnline! project, which protects children when they are online and provides more awareness and guidance to parents and educators to better tackle online safety issues of young people.
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Find out more about how organisations and industry are supporting the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) agenda.
Want to find out more about Safer Internet Centre (SIC) services and resources in your country?
Check out your SIC profile page to connect with national resources and sources of support, providing awareness raising, helpline, hotline and youth participation services.