Partnering with Italy’s leaders for safer, smarter internet use

With each the period of time spent on-line and the variety of linked units in Italy growing dramatically yr after yr, it’s extra vital than ever for the nation to remain web-savvy.

However not everybody’s getting it proper. For instance, analysis tells us most millennials use the identical password for some—and even the bulk!—of their accounts on-line, and a shocking quantity suppose the phrase “password” is secure (YouGov information, Jan 2017).

With a purpose to assist Italians course-correct, we’ve partnered with the nation’s Knowledge Safety Authority and the Communications Regulatory Authority to launch “Digitali e Responsabili” with the help of the Postal Police and the buyer affiliation Altroconsumo.

Rome digital skills launch
The launch of our new partnership in Rome.
Constructing on profitable campaigns we’ve run in Italy over the previous yr, Digitali e Responsabili goals to advertise the significance of civic schooling within the digital age. By workshops hosted in 5 completely different universities throughout the nation, we’ll assist to facilitate an knowledgeable debate on the accountable use of the web. From Google’s perspective, this implies ensuring Italian internet customers perceive the right way to use the instruments we’ve developed to place them in management, like My Account and Content material ID.

From Rome to Milan, by means of Naples, Palermo and Florence, the workshops will cowl a spread of matters outlining each the alternatives and duties of digital residents—together with concrete tips about secure web shopping. We’ll share situations utilizing digital know-how for the promotion and safety of data and with our companions have a look at problems with creativity and accountable development of applied sciences.

Partnerships like these are vital to us, as a result of we imagine that civic schooling within the digital age, in Italy in addition to throughout Europe, must be a shared accountability—and precedence—throughout the non-public and public sectors.

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