Staying safe online

You can find out more guidance contained in the brief information videos below which can help you to reduce the chances of becoming a victim of cyber crime and also reduce your vulnerability whilst surfing the web safely.

Passwords

Create a password that’s too hard for criminals to crack by choosing three random words, numbers and symbols.

 

 

Wi-Fi

Don’t do banking, online shopping or anything that requires you to enter login details while using public Wi-Fi.

 

 

Online ID

Stop thieves stealing from you – update 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.