Staying safe online

The videos below contain useful advice to help you reduce your vulnerability to cybercriminals. You can also read through our Staying safe on social media section for additional guidance relating to social media safety and privacy.

Passwords

Create a password that’s too hard for criminals to crack - choose random words, numbers and symbols.

 

 

Wi-Fi

If you're using a public Wi-Fi connection, avoid online banking, online shopping and any other transactions that require you to enter login details.

 

 

Online ID

Stop thieves stealing from you – update your privacy settings on all social media accounts and only let people you’re connected to see your pages.

 

 

Phishing

Phishing emails are designed to steal from you by installing malicious software on your computer. Don’t click on links from suspicious sources.

 

 

Updates

Updates are vital in protecting your computer and your identity from cybercriminals.