Get to know DGwise

Empowered and aware children and adolescents.

DGwise is the perfect cybersecurity program for schools and families who want to protect and teach children and young people how to safeguard themselves from harmful, dangerous content, cyber crimes, and other digital threats.

WHAT IS DGWISE

Trust in schools, security for parents, protection for children and youth.

Through DGwise, schools can provide parents with the necessary tools to keep their children safe online. We offer videos, tutorials, blog articles, lesson plans, educational booklets, activities, and games to enable schools to educate students so that they are capable of protecting themselves against cyber risks.

RISKS OF ONLINE EXPOSURE

The online activity of a child or adolescent, including what they see, who they interact with, and what they share, can contribute to a profoundly positive outcome or pose a concerning threat to their well-being.

8

children per day face online exploitation – an increase of 144% in 2020 compared to 2019.

10%

of teenagers check their phones more than 10 times per night.

8.4%

of children and teenagers are addicted to gaming.

3

hours and 1 minute – teenagers spend the most time on social media, but some teenagers spend up to 9 hours per day on these platforms.

RISKS

The most significant cyber risks

Early exposure:

Children are entering the digital world at increasingly younger ages.

Online Grooming

Moral, psychological, or sexual harassment

Privacy violation

Exposure to explicit content

Intimidation

RISKS

The most significant cyber risks

Early exposure:

Children are entering the digital world at increasingly younger ages.

Online Grooming

Moral, psychological, or sexual harassment

Privacy violation

Exposure to explicit content

Intimidation

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

DGwise is an Australian company that offers a comprehensive cybersecurity program focused on protecting children and youth online, through the teaching of responsible and conscious digital citizenship.

Innovative solutions for schools and families against threats in the digital environment. Through a series of videos, tutorials, blog posts, educational booklets, activities, and games to teach children and young people about cyber risks. DGwise provide training and content for teachers to use in the classroom and offer resources for parents to understand and manage their children’s internet usage.

The DGwise program was designed to meet the needs of the entire school community. For schools, it provides a support system where they can find resources, knowledge, and partnerships to assist in the development and management of digital environment challenges, as well as offering guidance on how to deal with inherent risks. For teachers, it provides access to information and support to enhance their classroom practices. For parents, it offers quality content and tools, such as parental control applications, to help guide and protect their children in relation to technology use, while also providing relevant information on how to address various topics with their children. And for students, it provides access to quality educational content, aiming to foster the development of conscientious, empathetic digital citizens capable of protecting themselves even in the absence of direct supervision.

DG stands for Digital Guardian. Wise represents wisdom, intelligence, sensibility and prudence and also in this context conveys the idea of expertise specialised knowledge in a particular area.

The Security IPA Tripod is a visual representation of the structure behind the entire DGwise digital education program, namely: 

(1)Information: Knowing that there are risks and what they are

(2)Prevention: Being able to identify and protect yourself and others from online threats

(3)Action: Knowing what to do in the face of an actual threat

Bhapi is a personalised social network app designed specifically for schools to serve as a closed network for the school community. Schools that join DGwise automatically gain access to Bhapi.

Safe Store is an online store (also known as a marketplace) where families can purchase truly safe and reliable tools, apps, and games. Our Safe Store is divided into 3 categories of products: (1) Safe Family Store – for parents and guardians; (2) Safe Game Store – games for different age groups and (3) Safe Fun Store – entertainment and activities also for different age groups.

DGwise reaches students and their families through schools. For more information, if you are a representative, teacher, coordinator or principal of a school, click here. If you are a parent or guardian, click here.

If you have solutions, such as apps, tools or games that focus on the physical and mental health and integrity of children and young people, click here.