PCYC NSW and the NSW Police Youth and Crime Prevention Command shall be internet hosting free interactive shows to maintain Parkes native younger folks and households secure on-line as a part of Safer Web Day on Tuesday, February 5.
The shows shall be delivered by Police to oldsters and younger folks throughout all 64 PCYC’s, together with PCYC Parkes, as a part of the state-wide prevention initiative.
The presentation will concentrate on the 2019 theme “Collectively for a greater web” which inspires people to create a greater web by growing 4 vital abilities often known as the 4R’s: Respect – Accountability – Reasoning – Resilience.
Dominic Teakle, CEO, PCYC NSW stated the problem is related for younger folks, dad and mom and the neighborhood alike.
“PCYC sits on the coronary heart of most NSW communities so we consider it’s our accountability to make sure we offer cyber schooling to empower younger folks to fight points round cyberbullying, sharing data on-line significantly pictures which may be compromising, and growing respectful and secure relationships,” he stated.
“There isn’t any doubt that know-how has remodeled our lives and whereas it has many advantages, there are those who use it for legal and dangerous functions.
“It’s vital to have open and sincere discussions with younger folks in regards to the web, significantly social media use. This session is designed to coach our kids with the proper data to allow them to keep secure on-line and offline.”
The NSW Police Youth and Crime Prevention Command is sending this well timed reminder to everybody planning to socialize or conduct transactions on-line.
Appearing Superintendent Mark Wall, Youth and Crime Prevention Command, NSW Police stated it is very important be cautious always.
“We urge all on-line customers to have sturdy safety measures in place, with a password containing letters, numbers and symbols and ensure all of your software program is updated,” he stated.
“Keep away from giving out private particulars when doable and guarantee that you’ve a safe connection earlier than conducting any on-line transactions.
“It is very important remind your family and friends that earlier than posting pictures and knowledge on-line, it’s virtually inconceivable to take away them.”
Celebrated globally in 130 nations, Safer Web Day is coordinated by the joint Insafe/INHOPE community, with the assist of the European Fee, and nationwide Safer Web Centres throughout Europe.
The free Safer Web Day interactive presentation at PCYC Parkes shall be held on Tuesday, February 5 at 7pm. For extra data, name 02 6862 3825.