STUDYING OR WORKING FROM HOME: TIME TO EDUCATE YOURSELF ABOUT ONLINE PERILS

Millions of us across the UK are being warned that we must remain vigilant and aware of the dangers posed by cybercriminals trying to exploit the coronavirus crisis.

Boosted network capacity means we all can work and study but it does mean we do not have the usual total security we rely on at the office or in school/university.

It presents an opportunity for those looking to wreak havoc and cybersecurity consultants Templar Executives are warning us all to be mindful of the risks.

With increasing numbers of people remaining indoors and socially distancing themselves from others, we have an opportunity to broaden our horizons and learn something new.

People are looking to EdTech, education apps that allow them to expand their knowledge and pick up new skills, whether that’s learning a new language, developing cooking skills, or just broadening their frames of reference.

Parents will make use of online resources to ensure their children, many of who will now be at home, are stimulated and continue to further their education.