How to Fact Check
Fact checking is a key part of Digital Literacy and can help fight the spread of damaging misinformation. Here’s our…
How to Have a Conversation with Someone Who Believes Fake News
Here are some things to remember when having a conversation with someone who believes fake news!
How Online Bots Spread Fake News
Bots exist everywhere online, and they can be good or bad! Find out how they are they used to spread…
What is Cyber Extortion and How Can You Spot It?
Cyber extortion is an online form of crime where criminals use threats to pressure victims into handing over money or other goods.
Phishing Scams: What You Need to Know & How to Avoid Them
In this article we share some tips on how to avoid being scammed, as well as what to do if…
Six Steps to Making a Successful Customer Complaint
Check out our six steps to get the result you want when complaining about a faulty product or service.
Do You Share Too Much Information Online?
Worried you may be oversharing online? Find some tips about how to limit what you’re sharing.
Blog: Connected by the Internet Around the World
The digital world is a space where many young people from around the world can express themselves, develop their civic identities and communicate globally. It’s a place where…
Five Steps to Avoiding Identity Theft
From Britney Spears to Jay Z, plenty of celebrities have fallen victim to identity theft. Figures released via the BBC,…
Four Tips for Being Safe on Social Media
It’s important to make sure you’re safe when spending time online. Here’s how.
Four Questions to Ask When Shopping Online
Check out our top tips for staying safe when shopping online.
How To Make A Safe Password
Making sure your passwords are secure is a really important to having a safe online life!
How to Stay Safe on TikTok
Check out our guide to learn more about TikTok’s approach to safety, privacy, and security.
Accessing Online Support Communities, to Support Your Mental Health and Wellbeing
Information about online counselling services for young people with mental health and wellbeing concerns.
How to Avoid Getting Totally Scammed
In association with Citizens Advice Bureau, check out how to avoid getting scammed, what you should do if you’ve fallen…
What Is Cryptocurrency
#DigiKnow…what cryptocurrency is? Have a look at our article to see where cryptocurrency came from, how it works and how…
What to Do if You Get Hacked
#DigiKnow…what to do if you get hacked? Here’s our information on how to protect yourself online, how to know if…
What is a Cyber Scam?
Cyber scams are scams that are carried out online. This could be through things like phishing emails, dodgy websites, or…
Gaming: Chat Rooms and Forums
#DigiKnow…how to stay safe when it comes to in-game chat, online communities and forums? Have a look at our guide…
What Can I Do If I’m Being Bullied Online?
Find out how to get help if you’re being bullied online.
Clubhouse and Stereo: What You Need To Know About these Audio-Only Apps
Find out everything you need to know about these audio-only apps.
How to Stay Safe on BeReal
BeReal, a new social media app, is growing in popularity. Have a look at our guide on staying safe while…
Creating a Positive Online Presence
Social media expert Kieran Smyth shares his advice on creating a positive online presence.
Security Advice for Students
Starting at university or college is an ideal time to review your cyber security and be aware of potential cyber…
How to Change the Privacy Settings on Your New Phone
Here’s are a few essential things you need to do when setting up your new iPhone or Android phone.
How to Stay Safe on Twitter
If you’re on Twitter, you might be aware of a few things you can do to keep your information secure…
Do You Know What You’re Sharing on Facebook?
Reading the T&Cs is something we can all be guilty of skipping, but do you know what happens to the…
Seven Tips for Staying Safe when Chatting Online
Being online is a fantastic opportunity to meet new people, but when you’re talking to someone from behind a screen…
How to Talk to Your Parents About Social Media
Are your parents or carers using social media? Whether you are on the same sites or not, it’s important to…
How to Stay Safe on Instagram
Instagram is by far one of the most popular social media apps out there, but how well do you know…
Online Safety Information for Parents and Carers
This Online Safety Nutshell gives you information and advice about online behaviour, and helping to keep your child safe on…
Stay Safe on Social Networks
Learn more about how to stay safe on the social media apps and sites you’re using, with this great information…
CBBC’s Guide to Digital Safety
Check out this great guide from CBBC which helps you make sure you’re having a good time online!
Internet Safety Resources
The UK Safer Internet Centre has got loads of information and resources to help you become more savvy about yourself…
Sexting and Selfies: The Naked Truth
Check out this guide from think u know about selfies, sexting and what to do if an explicit photo has…
How to Be Kind Online
If you’re being bullied on social media or other websites, here’s what to do…
Useful Advice from Childline
When it comes to staying safe online, Childline has loads of useful hints & tips on their website.
Getting to Know the National Library of Scotland
Did you know? The National Library is Scotland’s largest library! When it comes to finding reliable information you might not…
Hannah on… Lessons I’ve Learnt About Misinformation
Inspired by ‘Navigating Modern Life’, a short film series by the BBC and the Open University, Hannah shares some key…
Learning isn’t just exclusive to being at school… Find out about loads of ways you can learn outside of the classroom and even pick up a new qualification.
Scroll through for games, courses, and opportunities to help you boost your cyber skills…
DigiKnow? Champions Award
Register your interest for the DigiKnow? Champions Award if you are interested in building your skills and knowledge about staying…
Cyber Choices: Level Up
Resources from the National Crime Agencies aimed at helping young people with cyber skills use them in the right way…
Become a Digital Marketing Master!
Check out these online courses from Digital Skills Scotland!
Get New Skills with Google Digital Garage
Learn online of face-to-face with Google!
Cyber Land by Cyber Security Challenge
A selection of interactive resources and games that aim to introduce you to different aspects of Cyber Security.
An immersive group training experience to develop your understanding of the organisational-wide impact of a cyber attack.
Learn more about GCHQ’s CyberFirst, a programme designed to identify and support talented young people through their education and prepare…
Cyber Discovery Programme
The Cyber Discovery journey consists of hundreds of hours’ worth of challenges, tasks and games across three stages.
The Cyber EPQ
The Cyber Extended Project Qualification brought to you by Qufaro. The UK’s first and only Extended Project Qualification in Cyber…
Lesson Plans for Teachers
Take advantage of these free lesson plans to enhance cyber security and computer science in the classroom
Learn More About the World of IT
There’s lots of IT courses available to try on Alison.com
Learn to Code Online
Want to learn how to code? Or do you want to improve your coding skills? These online courses will help!
Get a job, get paid and get a degree at the same time with graduate apprenticeships
DigiKnow Cyber Career Paths
A career in cyber doesn’t have to start at college or university. There’s lots of short courses you can do…
My Cyber Career Journey
Maria, a Digital Security Associate, shares her journey to a cyber career. She discusses finding direction, doing what she loves…
Cyber Security Careers
Find out all the different ways you can get into a career in Cyber Security.
How to Get a Job in Digital
Find out all the different ways you can get into a digital or cyber career.
Digital Qualifications You Can Do
Considering a career in digital or cyber? Find out what certification or qualifications can come in handy.
Cyber Security Work
What kind of jobs are there, how much can you earn and how do you start a career in cyber…
Digital World: Cyber Security Careers
Cyber Security is a serious business with lots of exciting new jobs on offer. Find out more and see if…
You Could be Our Future Superhero
You could end up playing a vital role in the fight against cyber crime with a career in cyber security.
IT Jobs and Careers
Check out all the different jobs that you can do should you choose a career in IT!
What Digital Jobs Are Out There?
What kind of job can you find yourself in if you study digital subjects?
Information for Parents and Carers on Cyber Security Careers
IT and Computing Opportunities
Check out the courses and work experience opportunities available for IT and Computing careers.
The Cyber Discovery Programme
Whether you know a bit about coding, have heard of Linux, or you’ve never even considered a career to do…
Cyber First Courses
Want to learn more about online security? Check out these exciting courses from the National Cyber Security Centre.
Get ready to take part in CyberCenturion VI. Run by Northrop Grumman and Cyber Security Challenge UK, it’s open to…
Cyber First Girls Competition
If you’re aged 12-13, there’s an exciting opportunity to get involved with this competition from Cyber First!