An important focus for digital youth work is to help young people develop positive attitudes to staying safe and secure when using digital devices. Cyber resilience is about how to build the right habits around passwords and how to avoid scams and phishing attempts.
Find resources that you can use in your youth work. Key digital youth work resources explore how to use passwords, avoiding phishing and scams, and developing good practices around social media.
The resources were developed by YouthLink Scotland in partnership with: Midlothian Council, Police Scotland, The Prince’s Trust Scotland, Learning Link Scotland, Young Scot, Carnegie UK Trust, North Ayrshire Council, Lead Scotland, Scottish Community Development Centre. CLD Standards Council.
In October 2021, YouthLink Scotland became members of the CyberScotland Partnership, alongside existing members including Scottish Government and Police Scotland. The Cyber Scotland website is full of useful information about how to improve your organisations’ Cyber security. Find out more about the CyberScotland Partnership.
If you are creating badges or resources on this theme, then use the benchmark as a starting place. We’ve developed this resource as a way of ensuring that key Cyber Resilience topics are tackled at a level that is appropriate to your age group of young people. Fun, relevant examples are included in the benchmark to help you get started. And see below for some recent resources created here in Scotland, and available for you to use with your group.