Keeping Malaysian students safe online


Male students, according to the report, were more likely to receive unwanted interactions online. — 123rf.com

As the pandemic compelled students to adopt remote learning, their online safety became a growing concern, according to CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM), the national cybersecurity specialist agency under the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia.

This required a fresh baseline study to assess the level of online safety awareness among students and parents, says CSM CEO, Datuk Dr Amirudin Abdul Teaching students about Internet risks and ethical responsibility could prevent them from becoming victims or feeling the need to victimise others, says Amirudin. — MUHAMAD SHAHRIL ROSLI/The StarTeaching students about Internet risks and ethical responsibility could prevent them from becoming victims or feeling the need to victimise others, says Amirudin. — MUHAMAD SHAHRIL ROSLI/The Star

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