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Precautionary measures to take in view of the SingHealth incident


What are some tips on practising good cyber hygiene? The SingHealth incident provides a teachable moment to remind students about the importance of online safety. Read the following advisory by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore about five precautionary measures that all of us can take.

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SingHealth’s database containing patient personal particulars and outpatient dispensed medicines has been the target of a major cyberattack. Abou...

– School Cyber Wellness Team / 23 July 2018


Help Tweens and Teens Clean Up Their Feeds


“Help! My children are constantly on social media!” Common Sense Media suggests some good solutions that doesn’t require an all-out ban. Here are some alternatives you can suggest to the parents.

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Eliminate the posts that lead to negative emotions, and load up on stuff that feeds your soul. Advice from Common Sense Media editors.

– School Cyber Wellness Team / 19 July 2018


What tech giants really do with your data - BBC News


Do you know that social media platforms are constantly collecting information about us through every like, share, follow, comment and photo we post? Likewise, organisations are collecting information about us as we surf the Internet, make purchases or participate in surveys. Read on to find out what tech giants can do with our data.

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Advice for parents and carers to help start a conversation with young people about the risks associated with online challenges.

– School Cyber Wellness Team / 16 July 2018


Copyright and Fair User Animation


In developing students' 21st Century Competencies and New Media Literacies, we are increasingly encouraging our students to curate digital material, create digital content, and collaborate online. But, are the students aware of what they can and can't copy? Watch this short video by commonsense media on what it means by copyright and fair use.



– School Cyber Wellness Team / 09 July 2018


Online challenges and peer pressure


“Hi Mum, my classmates challenge me on Blue Whale Challenge…” It is important to understand peer pressure online and the dangers of some online challenges. Childnet International shares some tips for parents on how to help their children in this area.

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Advice for parents and carers to help start a conversation with young people about the risks associated with online challenges.

– School Cyber Wellness Team / 02 July 2018


CyberSafe and CyberReady


Cyber threats are on the rise in Singapore. Everyone is responsible to know how to protect yourself so that one is CyberSafe and CyberReady.

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– School Cyber Wellness Team / 02 July 2018