Online safety

Digital technologies offer immense opportunities, but safety online plays a key role in ensuring individual and societal well-being in the digital age.
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As our activities increasingly move online, safety in digital environments becomes more important. Online safety protects people from harms associated with the use of digital devices and networks through awareness, education, information and technology. It includes safeguarding children in digital environments and ensuring that older adults can effectively use digital technologies and participate in a highly digital economy and society. Online safety also involves addressing the mental health risks associated with online spaces, as well as freedom from the negative effects of illegal and harmful content online such as false and misleading information.

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