The annual training of Safer Internet Ambassadors (SIAs) in Latvia was dedicated to the latest trends and online risks, as well learning about new media literacy approaches. The training was organised for the fifth time since the Latvian Safer Internet Centre launched its Internet Ambassadors Programme in 2017.
Creating a safer connected world: Research and policy
Research and policy
Through the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) agenda, the European Commission (EC), Safer Internet Centres (SICs) and other stakeholders regularly engage with partners from the fields of research and policy to strengthen the evidence base on children and young people’s online safety and protect, promote and advance their rights in the digital environment. Read on to discover more.
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This October marks once again the European Union's European Cybersecurity Month (ECSM), with the aim of promoting online security among EU citizens. The annual cybersecurity awareness campaign is coordinated by the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) and the European Commission, and supported by the Member States and hundreds of partners from Europe and beyond.
The 2021 edition of the annual Safer Internet Forum (SIF) kicks off today, Wednesday 6 October, with a focus on Shaping a #DigitalDecade4YOUth.
According to the most common definition, a Capture-The-Flag (CTF) is a “competitive computer security event where participants compete in security-themed challenges for the purpose of obtaining the highest score”. The name originates from the outdoor game in which participants seek to find and retrieve a physical flag. This type of competition is becoming an increasingly popular event, with the number growing consistently every year.
How to make Europe’s Digital Decade fit for children and young people? A report from the consultation with children and young peopleBIK Team
The European Commission aspires to put children’s participation at the heart of EU policies and initiatives while ensuring that children in vulnerable situations also have their voices heard.
This is your last chance to register for Safer Internet Forum (SIF) 2021 which will take place online next week, with a pre-event on the evening of Tuesday 5 October, and the main event taking place on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 October.
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