cyberbullying, cyber security, cyber world, information security culture, information and communication technologies


In modern society, the use of information communication technologies and digital services is intensifying. The post-Covid-19 era brings many changes in all social spheres and stands out for its unprecedented reliance on digital technologies. Younger generations, who have had intensive interaction with them since the earliest days, are finding their place in the cyber world and, in this way, are increasingly erasing the boundaries between the real and the digital. Vulnerability of human life is one of the characteristics of cyber security and as a very complex phenomenon that is fully justified to be studied in a multidisciplinary manner. Cyberbullying is a widespread phenomenon, most often expressed among the younger population, which can produce great negative consequences for an individual, and even the loss of human life. In addition to the fact that it is necessary to work on raising awareness and pointing out the unsafe cyberspace in which interaction and communication take place, it is necessary to give an adequate response from the aspect of education and information security culture in order to preserve what is most valuable. This paper aims to present and offer some answers to the mentioned phenomenon.


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Slavimir Vesić, PUC Belgrade Waterworks and Sewerage




Martin Bjelajac, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA




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How to Cite

Vesić, S., & Bjelajac, M. (2023). CYBERBULLYING: BETWEEN THE VIRTUAL AND THE REAL . KULTURA POLISA, 20(2), 82–100.



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