Cybersecurity Level One: Ethics, Law, and Keeping Children’s Digital Data Safe

Delivered by

Cath Knibbs


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In Person | Online

Duration options

3 hr | 4 hr | 6 hr (1 day) |


This can be delivered together with the Level Two training. Cath will consider including specifics and additions on request.

Content Summary: 

This training covers DPA 2018 (GDPR), privacy laws and cybersecurity, focusing on preventing online harm through your professional role.

The course covers how to protect you and your information so that you can protect that of your customer, client or patient. Technical knowledge is NOT required, but a willingness to learn how to be safe with technology to prevent breaches, exposure or harm to children’s information.

Catherine has also written a book on this subject which is due out in 2023 through Routledge.

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Training delivered by

Cath Knibbs

Cath is a Clinical Doctoral Researcher, Online Harms Consultant, Public Speaker, Author (of 4 books to date), Educator and TEDx Speaker. She is a Child/Adult Trauma Psychotherapist. She works with global organisations regarding child sexual abuse material, Mental health and Immersive Technologies and the harms that can occur in the new digital spaces. She writes about, and works with, Cybertrauma (trauma that occurs through an internet-ready device or medium). This is much more than Online Harms covers in its remit to date. She also educates therapists and practitioners via her company Privacy4 about Data protection/privacy/cybersecurity issues in relation to their practice. She disrupts and advocates for children’s rights, privacy, and online digital explorations. Catherine is also a Director for Online Safety UK and the mental health advisor for Gamersbeatcancer CIC

Information about Catherine can be found on her website where she discusses tech geekery, gaming and its use in therapeutic situations (of sorts), trauma psychotherapy using biofeedback/tech and gaming to elicit Post Traumatic Growth, healing and flow.

Her recently published book Children, Technology and Healthy Development focuses on the ‘why’ we do what we do in cyberspace, and how to help children, young people and adults. There are two more books to follow in mid-2023 on Online Harm for practitioners.