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Digital Safeguarding Webinar from Smoothwall – Web Filtering and Monitoring for DSLs Explained

March 27 @ 11:00 am 12:00 pm

Smoothwall, leading UK digital safeguarding specialists, is hosting a webinar for Digital Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) and any other educators looking to understand the differences between web filtering and digital monitoring and what is now required in the latest KCSIE 2023 guidance.

Taking place on Wednesday 27th March at 11am, this free webinar will be hosted by Tom Newton, VP of Unification and Katherine Howard, Head of Education & Wellbeing at Smoothwall.

Key highlights include:

  • An overview of KCSIE changes to DSLs’ web filtering and digital monitoring responsibilities 
  • How web filtering works and the different types available
  • How digital monitoring works and the impact of human moderation
  • The key distinctions between filtering and monitoring and why schools need both
  • Guidance on how to meet KCSIE and DfE’s filtering and monitoring standards 
  • Plus any questions 

Tom Newton, VP of Product at Smoothwall commented:

“Back by popular demand, we are now running more sessions to help support DSLs, teachers and those involved in digital safeguarding understand the difference between web filtering and digital monitoring. It’s still one of the most common questions we get asked and DSLs must understand the differences.

We strive to support everyone in understanding these technologies so they can understand the tools and technologies at their disposal to help keep children safe online.”

For more information or to sign up, please visit here.

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