The TABBY Online Project: The Threat Assessment of Bullying Behaviours Online Approach

  • Anna Costanza Baldry
  • David P. Farrington
  • Catherine Blaya
  • Anna Sorrentino
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Cybercrime and Cybersecurity book series (PSCYBER)


The Threat Assessment of Bullying Behaviours among Youngsters (TABBY) Internet program was developed initially in 2010 and implemented in 2011–2013 in Italy and further four EU countries (Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus, and Hungary) and was then undertaken in three additional EU countries (Spain, France, and Poland) with new components. The program was developed on the basis of what was known in the scientific community with regard to the reduction of cyberbullying and increased awareness of cyber risks. The program has been developed and implemented thanks to the support of the European Union Daphne Security and Justice Program for the reduction of violence against women and children, and in some of the original countries (Italy, Spain, France, Hungary) it is still used as one of the existing intervention programs.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna Costanza Baldry
    • 1
  • David P. Farrington
    • 2
  • Catherine Blaya
    • 3
  • Anna Sorrentino
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversità degli Studi della Campania Luigi VanvitelliCasertaItaly
  2. 2.Institute of CriminologyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  3. 3.UER Pédagogie Spécialisée - HEP du Canton de VaudLausanneSwitzerland

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