Tech Craic: Wayne Denner - Online safety and cybersecurity

  • This week journalist Niamh Campbell is joined by cybersecurity and online safety expert, Wayne Denner.

    Wayne is also the co-founder of learning and development platform CoBabble, the host of the Zero Lives Left podcast and regularly visits schools to deliver cyber safeguarding talks to children all over Northern Ireland.

    He is a consistent contributor to Sync NI and today discusses some top tips for how everyone – from grannies right down to pre-teens – can stay safer online, especially during lockdown, with cyber scams on the rise.

    Wayne also touches on mental health issues within social media, keeping a good reputation online, and privacy concerns with the new proposed coronavirus contact tracing apps.

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    The podcast is also available here on Spotify and on iTunes/Apple Podcasts when you search Sync NI, along with all previous episodes. Make sure to subscribe/follow for updates on new episodes also!

    If you’re interested in learning more about Wayne, are interested in CoBabble or any more of his blogs and tips, check out his website here.

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    About the author

    Niamh is a Sync NI writer with a previous background of working in FinTech and financial crime. She has a special interest in sports and emerging technologies. To connect with Niamh, feel free to send her an email or connect on Twitter.

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