Top tips for staying safe

We all have a role to play in staying safe online. This includes looking out for ourselves, our family and friends.

Our top tips for EVERYONE:

  • Only talk to people on the internet that you know and trust.
  • Personal information shouldn’t be shared over the internet.
  • Set up secure privacy settings on all of your online accounts.
  • Use a strong password, keep it private and change it regularly.
  • Don’t open emails from people you don’t know.
  • Think before you post something about someone else online.
  • If someone sends you personal photos or videos, respect their privacy and don’t share them with others.
  • Install anti-virus software on all of your devices.
  • Only download apps, music and files from places and people that you trust, such as official stores.
  • Turn off geotagging on mobile devices and social media accounts.