Internet Security


Passwords - 8+ characters long, never your name or username or common words and always include some numbers.

Scams - Internet scams do the rounds often. If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is. Never send anyone your personal details if you have any doubts.
 

“Trust no one & don’t lend anyone cash you don’t know”
 

Protection - Ensure you always have effective & updated antivirus/antispyware software running.

Social Media - Ramp up your protection settings, don’t share personal information with people you don’t know and always be aware that future employers could look at your media content before offering you a job!

 

Want to know more? Visit these site:

Get safe online - UK government security service to help protect computers, mobile phones and other devices from malicious attack. Offers advice, bulletins, glossary, library and help.

#thebrief - internet safety guidance

CEOP - Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre

Action Fraud - National Fraud and Cyber Crime Reporting Centre

Which? - How to spot a scam