While we are all used to hearing reports about hackers targeting multinational companies we have probably seen little of the increasing activity for this type of criminal activity targeted at the education sector. Sadly this is one of the other unsavoury outcomes of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has seen “recorded attacks on education providers have soared from 6% in 2019 to 15% this year”. Criminals target high profile companies, sometimes for ransom and sometimes to embarrass a company, but targeting schools is a new low. But as confusion and disruption to economies, our lives and usual modus operandi is happening, so it is creating easy targets to add to the long list of prey for criminals. Ensuring that schools are safe and secure is fundamental to protection. Escudo Web software solutions keep children protected from inappropriate content and block undesirable web pages.