What is ONLINE RESILIENCE? Online resilience is defined in computer networking as 'the ability to provide and maintain an acceptable level of service in the face of faults and challenges to normal operation.'
“Many parents seem to believe that when their child is online it is similar to them watching television,” states Byron. “In fact it is more like opening the front door and letting your child go outside to play unsupervised.” The above quote states the concern of Dr Tanya Byron (Clinical Psychologist) regarding the safety of children when using the internet. Follow the link below for the full article.
Safer Children in a digital world
The internet cannot be made completely safe. Because of this, children's resilience to the material to which they may be exposed must be build up to ensure they have the confidence and skills to navigate these new media waters more safely. (BBC News/ Technology - Byron Review)