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Ensuring the security and the safety of students while they are online is of paramount importance. Access to relevant learning content is essential for today’s student, however it is the school’s ICT resources that are responsible for delivering this safely.
Internet security and safety covers a large subject area and Calibre have deep industry expertise in this area. There are 4 key areas to consider when discussing internet safety & security,


  • Anti Virus Provision
  • Firewalling & External Security
  • Web Content Filtering
  • Email Filtering

Many of today’s online services (including google, facebook, dropbox etc) are choosing to provide their services over an encrypted connection. These decisions present an almost unique challenge within education environments to ensure that web content filtering and other services are maintained despite the use of an encrypted service.

Only 24%

of  respondents in PWC Security Breaches Survey 2014 use the “Ten Steps” guidance issued by the government to protect themselves against cyber threats.

source PWC

Calibre offer a ‘no obligation’ free assessment service to help both schools and head teachers ensure that their provision of online services are both safe and secure.