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Beef up your school’s email security

Beef up your school’s email security

Last updated on November 13, 2023 at 02:43 pm

Because we use email every day, and we often use passwords to access it, email can feel safe and secure – but, unfortunately, that’s not always quite true. If you look at the statistics around cybercrime, phishing and credential harvesting are the most common types of...

Why Mobile Device Management is worth considering

Why Mobile Device Management is worth considering

Last updated on November 23, 2023 at 02:53 pm

Mobile Device Management or MDM is a software tool that helps you wrangle the digital devices in your school or kura. It puts you in control by allowing you to set policies, configure devices and make them more secure.  MDM means, for example, when an app...

Understanding safety and security online 

Understanding safety and security online 

Last updated on November 23, 2023 at 02:56 pm

Protecting ākonga, safeguarding systems and creating positive digital experiences  A safe digital space isn’t necessarily secure, and a secure one isn’t always safe. Confused? Online safety and security are often used interchangeably – and whilst they’re closely...

Celebrating Safer Internet Day with top tips from our N4L whānau

Celebrating Safer Internet Day with top tips from our N4L whānau

Last updated on November 23, 2023 at 01:20 pm

We all know the internet is a critical learning resource and environment for ākonga. However, it’s increasingly important for us all to be vigilant against the threat of potential dangers and stay safe online. Over 12 months (2021/2022), 7 billion potentially...

Security steps for even the smallest of schools

Security steps for even the smallest of schools

Last updated on May 18, 2023 at 12:58 pm

When you pack up after a busy day teaching, you’ll close the windows, lock the doors and make sure anything worth taking isn’t left lying around. Basic cybersecurity works much the same way. Cyber criminals look for easy, low-hanging fruit. Like burglars, they are...

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