The Civil Guard conducts a day of awareness on safety and risks on the Internet addressed to the women's football team
The objective is to share recommendations to manage the use of new technologies by public or popular people such as high-level athletes, also focusing on the risks that may affect them in a particular way due to their female condition
The joint activity is part of the Protocol of collaboration between the Civil Guard and the Royal Spanish Football Federation, recently signed on safety and integrity in football
The Civil Guard has made a day of awareness on safety and risks on the Internet aimed at the women's football team, which is concentrated in the facilities of the aforementioned federation in Las Rozas (Madrid) to attend the Women's World Cup which will be held soon in France.
This activity is part of the Protocol of Collaboration between the Civil Guard and the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) recently signed on security and integrity in football.
The objective of the day is to share recommendations to manage the use of new technologies by public or popular people such as high level athletes, also influencing the risks that may affect them in a particular way due to their female condition.
The talks on security in the networks have been given by specialists of the Civil Guard integrated in the Judicial Police Headquarters in coordination with the Department of Integrity of the RFEF.
Commander Óscar de la Cruz, of the Telematic Crimes Group of the UCO and Captain Alba Garrido, of the Judicial Police Technical Unit, have had an impact on knowing and adequately managing new technologies, and in particular social networks, it is an area of special value to help the players manage their growing popularity, derived from the growing interest in women's football in Spain and linked to the high level of sports achieved.
They have encouraged the players to not hesitate to denounce any fact that they may be victims because, as they have claimed, the Civil Guard is fully committed and is an international reference in terms of training society on the risks and safe use of new technologies, institutional cooperation and gender sensitivity.
We must keep in mind, specialists have explained, that sportswomen are also an example for the rest of society, especially for the youngest, and their exposure in the media and social networks generates a high interest, but at the same time It can turn them into especially vulnerable victims of data theft, extortion, threats, cyberbullying, swindles … and other risky situations.
Finally, the representatives of the Civil Guard, have wished the selection the greatest success in the next World Cup.
For more information you can contact the Press Office of the Civil Guard, telephone 915 146 010.