IT Systems is latest Member to join IWF

Published:  Thu 21 Sep 2017

The security and internet service provider specialist IT Systems & Support Limited has become the latest Member to join Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) membership.

IT Systems offers the educational sector a number of cloud, ICT, filtering and e-Safety solutions, at a manageable cost. With over 30 years of experience, the company provides inclusive services from line install to full support of systems to schools around the North East of the UK.IT Systems also specialises on providing centres with hardware, printing solutions and audio visual systems, granting students access to the most interactive ways of learning.

John Agar, IT Systems Managing Director, said: IT Systems & Support Limited are proud to be working in partnership with The Internet Watch Foundation, in the essential work it does to make the Internet safer. As an Internet Service Provider exclusively for education, the safety of children and young people on-line is woven into the ethos of the solutions we provide and support in schools. We are committed to promoting effective safeguarding and acceptable use, for all Children, Staff and Parents whether in school or beyond.

Susie Hargreaves OBE, IWF CEO, said: “A very warm welcome to our newest Member IT Systems, who does an outstanding job protecting children from accessing harmful content online and providing them with a safe environment to learn. I’m looking forward to working with their team! With every new company that joins IWF, we get closer to achieving our vision of eliminating every instance of online child sexual abuse content.”



Notes to editors:

Contact: Emma Hardy, IWF Director of External Relations +44 (0) 1223 203030 or +44 (0) 7929 553679.

What we do:

We make the internet a safer place. We help victims of child sexual abuse worldwide by identifying and removing online images and videos of their abuse. We search for child sexual abuse images and videos and offer a place for the public to report them anonymously. We then have them removed. We’re a not for profit organisation and are supported by the global internet industry and the European Commission.


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The IWF is part of the UK Safer Internet Centre, working with Childnet International and the South West Grid for Learning to promote the safe and responsible use of technology.

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