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World Password Day

World Password Day occurs annually on the first Thursday of May. Every year the day offers an opportunity to reflect on our digital security and think about how safe we are keeping our data from cyber threats and unauthorised access. It offers a great chance to update your passwords and ensure they are strong and unique!

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CyberScotland Week launches DIGI Ken? campaign to highlight online safety risks for adults

With CyberScotland Week around the corner, a social media campaign has launched to bring attention to the common pitfalls of cyber safety. With only 26% of adults following advice to use three random words in their passwords, the campaign, created by the CyberScotland Partnership, aims to raise awareness of common mistakes people make in relation to their passwords, backing up data and using a password manager. 

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New DIGI Ken? videos launched for CyberScotland Week

To kick off CyberScotland Week 2024 CyberScotland’s DIGI Ken? campaign has returned showcasing three new videos focused on password safety and securing data.
The new DIGI Ken? videos are based on the NCSC’s Cyber Aware guidance related to backing up your data, saving passwords in your browser or using a password manager and the importance of using a strong and separate password for your email.

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Safer Internet Day 2024

Tuesday 6th February marks Safer Internet Day 2024. Coordinated by the UK Safer Internet Centre in the UK, organisations get involved in the day to promote the safe and responsible use of digital technologies for children and young people.
Although the efforts of the day are targeted at children and young people, the event calls for everyone to join in as we all play a pivotal role in creating a safe online environment.

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NCSC Cyber Aware Campaign

The National Cyber Security Center has recently launched the latest phase of the Cyber Aware campaign, aiming to increase cyber resilience UK-wide by promoting the uptake of two key protective behaviours around the online festive shopping period.

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New cyber security book aimed at young children launched as first-of-its-kind

The Scottish Government and Education Scotland officially launched ‘The Bongles and the Crafty Crows’ at the cyberQuarter in Dundee on Monday 30th October, with the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, Jenny Gilruth MSP present at the launch.

The unique and first-of-its-kind illustrated learning resource for children aged 4-7, demonstrates the importance of passcodes and passwords to help teach youngsters about cyber security.

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DIGI Ken?

During Cyber Security Awareness Month, CyberScotland’s DIGI Ken adverts offer a valuable resource that aims to promote awareness of steps that users can take to ensure that they stay secure online.

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