All the warnings about cyber threats can seem intimidating and impossible to protect against, but with just a few simple actions you and your family can be much safer when online.
- Passwords - make them strong, change regularly and don't use the same password for everything
- Updates - make sure you update the software on your computer and mobile devices
- Antivirus - use and update antivirus software on all your internet connected devices including tablets, games consoles and smartphones
- WIFI - Make sure your home WIFI is secured with a password
The UK Internet Safer Centre gives you tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.