Technology is a fundamental facet of our everyday lives. The devices we use as well as the data they store are worthy targets for any would-be cyber criminal.
Learn how to protect yourself and the people you care about from these threats.
In this section you will find advice and guidance on how to prevent yourself and the people you care about becoming a victim of cybercrime, and where you can go to for help.
Your first line of defence against hackers are the passwords you use to protect your devices, accounts and personal data.
Unfortunately, most people choose poor passwords and fail to secure them properly.
Read our top tips here.
SECURING HOME WI-FI
These days, almost every home has internet access, but without proper security, not only can someone infiltrate your network, they can invade your personal privacy and steal your sensitive data.
Learn how to block attackers in our guide to securing your home Wi-Fi.
OUT AND ABOUT
Mobile phones, portable tablets and even laptops follow us around as we become more dependent on technology. For many cyber criminals intent on stealing your data - this represents new opportunities to hack your device.
Learn the threats and how to protect yourself from this form of cybercrime.
Every online account we own is linked to our email. They are a rich repository of personal data and sensitive information. Additionally, we regularly receive emails that attempt to threaten our cyber security and capitalise on our mistakes.
Learn how to protect your email account from such attackers.
TEENAGE CYBER CRIME
SNAPCHAT SAFETY TIPS
There has been a recent rise in Snapchat accounts being compromised to extract illicit images and use them for financial gain or blackmail. To help reduce the chances of this happening to you we have created an article to help secure your social media accounts.
TEENAGE CYBER CRIME
Few people stop to consider how much personal information is available online for the world to see. A cyber criminal will happily pillage these resources to launch an attack against you.
Learn how to manage your digital footprint and reduce the threat of these attacks.