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Safer Internet Day #SID2014

Yesterday was Safer Internet Day. An international event on the second day, of the second week, of the second month of the year.  The event brings together various charitable and commercial organisations to push the message of safe internet use to the world.  This years theme was ‘Let’s create a...

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If you were considering a wireless solution – what would you consider?

If you were considering a wireless solution – what would you consider? — Chris McDonald (@chrismcd53) December 19, 2013 I can’t possibly answer that question in tweets, so I thought I’d scribble my response here.  Hopefully Chris will find it useful, and others may stumble across it too. Firstly why...

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Public Teens

Over the last few days I’ve been reading a number of articles about the changes to teenagers account over at Facebook.  If you haven’t seen a report then have a look at this one from my local daily newspaper: Facebook faces backlash over children’s safety This article argues that children...

Thanks to @TheParentsZone I now have 90 copies of Digital Parenting issue 2 to give to our parents. #eSafety 1

Family Safe Filters & Child Abuse Images

Yesterdays announcement by David Cameron highlights his personal and political interest in keeping children and young people safe.  I don’t think many could really argue that this isn’t a good thing. Mr Cameron made two major announcements today.  Firstly his government would like to stamp out images and videos of...

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Ruckus Wifi Security Certificate

Security has always been one of my high priorities – security of data, connection and people.  So when we installed our managed wireless system a couple of years ago, I wanted to make sure the system was as secure as possible, and made users feel secure too.  One of the...

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iOS Pac File

After presenting a business plan to our Principal, I have been able to procure an iPad mini for each of my team.  I believe that if we are all connected (via email, to our helpdesk, wiki and google drive) jobs will get completed sooner, can be handed between techs more...