Please see below a list of links to various online resources to help keep you and your family safe when using the internet.
General Cyber Security Advice
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) website contains cyber security advice for individuals and families including online gaming, social media and top tips for staying safe online.
GetSafeOnline is a unique resource providing practical advice on how to protect yourself, your computers and mobiles device and your business against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other problems encountered online.
Take Five is a national campaign that offers straight-forward and impartial advice to help everyone protect themselves from preventable financial fraud.
Action Fraud is the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cyber-crime where you should report fraud if you have been scammed, defrauded or experienced cybercrime.
Met Police Youtube Channel
The MET police have a Fraud and Cyber Crime YouTube channel where they have short animations that help visualise different areas of cyber security to improve your own personal security. Topics covered include guidance on protecting your online identity, password guidance and using Wi-Fi safely.
Expert teaching delivered by world-class universities and organisations, FutureLearn offer an introduction to cyber security.
Data breaches and identity theft are on the rise, and the cause is often compromised passwords. Use this HowSecureIsMyPassword to help you better understand password security.
HaveIBeenPwned is a great website to check if your email address or telephone number appears in a data breach available online.
.Gov.Uk HMRC Scams
Visit the .gov.uk website for information about HMRC scam phone calls, emails and text messages.
Protecting Your Children Online
Maintained by CEOP command, ThinkYouKnow is aimed at keeping children safe online and in the modern world of technology.
BT have joined up with ITV and created Top Tips on Tech to help individuals learn about different technologies.
Set up in partnership with all the major media and internet service providers such as the BBC, Sky and Virgin Media, InternetMatters helps tackle all aspects of internet safety.
Mencap is an online internet safety guide for children with learning disabilities and autism.