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Help to keep safe online

Phishing and other scams are on the rise and it’s more important than ever to make sure that you’re protected online. Scammers will target everyone from individuals to corporations to get access to your personal details and money. It’s vital that you protect yourself and your personal information by following the guidance shared below. 

If you believe you’ve fallen victim to a scam, there are three ways to report it:

  • Contact Action Fraud if you believe you’ve lost money or been hacked because of an online scam 
  • Forward suspicious emails to
  • Forward suspicious text messages to 7726 (it’s free)

More Information can be found here - Avoid and report internet scams and phishing: Report internet scams and phishing - GOV.UK (


To help keep you safe online, we’ve put together these tips on how to avoid online scams and what to do if you find yourself becoming a victim of one. 

For more tips like this, please see the National Cyber Security Centre videos on YouTube

Online safety resources 

Information for individuals & families

Advice on how to protect yourself, your family and the technology you all rely on.                                                                                                      

National Cyber Security Centre

How secure is your password?

This password tool will let you know how long your password would take to crack. It also gives advice on why longer passwords are better, why they’re important, how to keep them safe, and other ways to ensure your security. 

How secure is your password?

Spam & Scam email

A blog that explains the difference between spam and scam emails and what to do about them. 

Spam & Scam email

The Little Guide to...

Police website with short guides on ways to protect yourself online.                                                                                                               

Metropolitan Police

Cyber security advice

Quick actions you can take to protect your email by using multi-factor authentication, backing up information and updating devices. 

Cyber Aware

Have you been in a data breach?

This tool lets you check your email integrity by seeing if it has been stolen after a website has been hacked. Use this as a prompt to change your password and delete old accounts.                                                                                                                                  

have i been pwned?

Interactive Security for 7-11 year olds

Useful gamified resources to get 7-11 years olds interested in protecting themselves online.