Cyber BYTES has been developed in a newsletter format to provide school communities with up to date information relating to cyber safety. Cyber BYTES contains handy tips and links to reputable sources to assist staff, parents and students to make SMART decisions about their digital reputation and on-line safety.
Cyber BYTES is a cybersafety education program managed by the Anglican Schools Commission Southern Queensland as part of the Corporation of the Synod of the Diocese of Brisbane’s commitment to cybersafety in our community.
Cyber BYTES (Click on a category)
Cyber Byte – Audience for everyone
Primary Byte – Audience primary school students
Senior Byte – Audience high school students
Online Safety – This is for everyone especially for parents as it may include cyber securityupdates.
Cyber BYTES - past editions
This edition contains how to be an upstander and hints to tackle cyberbullying. We look at how to have class online, tips on live streaming and password management. There is a overview of the 4 Rs of Cyber Safety: Respect, Responsbility, Resilience and Reasoning.
Term 4! It is time to update your apps and devices! There is an overview on one the 4 Rs - Respect and 4 things you can do right now to make a change. We look at the using social media being smart, sensible, supportive, sensitive and safe! There is also information on how to make Tik Tok private. and how to get help with cyberbullying.
Issue 6 continues examining a positive use of technology. We look at the game 'The Lost Summer' released by the eSafety Commissioner. We look at digital intelligence and digital citizenship, Instagram Help, being a helpful online bystander, some username hints and a helpful app Checky.
In the May issue we look at the results of the Anglican National Day of Action Day of Action on cyberbullying, being 'real' online, considerations on dealing with fake news and eSports developments. There are some handy hints on YouTube, Fortnite and Yubo (formerly Yellow).
This issue covers the lunch of this website! We look at the bystander affect on cyberbullying, some handy hints to help you online, IBA (Image Based Abuse) and available IBA family support. We also take a quick at Roblox and App Bit looks at YouTube Kids.
This issue covers the Anglican Schools Cyber Safety Champion Network, cyber AIDE parental sessions, protecting your privacy online, hints about sending photos, 10 good rules for social media and the help section looks at posting comments. App Bit looks at KiK.
This issue covers screen time strategies, the eSafety Commissioner's website, online gaming dangers, Facebook passwords, Facebook parental help, tips on teen bullying, your digitial foot print, and the Minecraft update. App Bit looks at the app Instagram.
This issue covers parental support in Queensland Anglican Schools, the Help section covers 5 ways your image can be misused, options for image removal and lastly social media and personal safety. App Bit looks at Musical.ly