In order to achieve total Cyber Safety across the board, we have crafted a system to help us sail through.
We run campaigns to empower children, young people, parents, teachers with the skills, knowledge and strategies to stay safe online and take advantage of the opportunities that the internet and mobile technologies provide.
We work extensively with with other stakeholders, such as the research community, industry and academia, to extend the reach of key messages and awareness-raising actions.
ASCSA provides workshops and drives educational and informative campaigns with focus on different cybersecurity, online safety and privacy topics and has intergrated its cyber security awareness messaging tips into campaign about technology-facilitated Gender-Based Violence with the aim of using the findings to inform its technology-facilitated gender violence prevention initiatives and awareness programs in various communities.
Digital parenting describes parental efforts and practices for comprehending, supporting, and regulating children's activities in digital environments. A growing research on digital parenting identified the main approaches that can allow parents to “mediate” children's activities with digital technologies
The internet is an incredible tool. It provides an opportunity to communicate, learn, play and be entertained by content from around the world. While the internet provides many positives, there are also risks. Cyber bullying, inappropriate contact, identity theft, scams and exposure to adult content can make the internet a risky place for children. ASCSA organises awareness programs which are beneficial for citizens wile they are online.
Want to become a Volunteer Counsellor?
We have the following requirements.
• Volunteers should be 21 years old or older.
• Volunteers should be situated in Johannesburg and willing to travel.
• Volunteers are required to attend and complete the ASCSA Cyber security training which includes online training sessions and physical practical training sessions on Mental wellbeing and Cyber security awareness. Once the training is complete, a final assessment will be required on all applicants.
• It is beneficial to have a background in either one of the following areas of expertise – Psychology , Mental health , Project management , Campaign management and Cyber security.
• Volunteers are required to attend monthly team meetings which are held on the last Saturday of every month.