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Susan McLean is Australia’s foremost expert in  cyber safety and young people. Widely known as the ‘cyber cop’ she was the first Victoria Police Officer appointed to a position involving cyber safety and young people.

Susan runs the organisation CyberSafetySolutions which provides advice and assistance to a wide range of diverse bodies including Education Departments, elite sporting bodies, adolescent psychologists, child protection agencies and medical practitioners.

In a presentation to students. Susan focussed on the potential dangers of the online environment and provided students with useful tips for the use of mobile phones, instant messaging, online games and social networking sites.

Susan’s advice centred around making wise choices in relation to security settings and the long term impacts of online activity such as Facebook, especially when it comes to employment recruitment.

Parents can access cyber safety information from the CyberSafetySolutions website. for-parents.shtml?COLLCC=1252292570&