Safer Internet Day 2019 kicks off with a worldwide schedule of events to help make the internet a safer environment, and this is certainly needed as a recent poll indicates many people still make poor choices when it comes to protecting themselves online.
Behind the slogan, “Cyber Wellness”, this year event have been launched at the Ministry of Communication and Multimedia, Putrajaya on 13 February 2019. The ceremony was launched by Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Eddin Syazlee Shith.
Cyber Wellness will be focusing more on digital health and ethics among youths. Based on the survey, 35% of the youths, age between 15 to 30 were having addiction of the Internet and spending more than seven hours surfing the Internet.