How to be safe online


Illustration of an internet cloud

Using the internet

Looking at how the digital world is changing the way we live and with the emergence of new apps and games every day can make the internet feel overwhelming, but there are actually only a limited number of functions apps can have.

Benefits of using the internet

illustration of a live broadcast


Such as streaming movies on Netflix or watching YouTube.

illustration of ways to play online


Such as online games or going online through gaming consoles.

illustration of a laptop for job searching

Household Admin

Such as online banking, ordering the weekly shopping, etc.

illustration of a number of emails


Such as social media sites like Instagram or online blogging.

illustration of using a mobile device to learn online


Such as online courses for learning new skills or hobbies.

illustration of a team video call


Such as messaging or using social media such as Facebook or forums.

Learn how to be safe online

To learn about how to be safe online, click on the cards below, or click the button 'view additional guides' to learn something different.

Useful information

The internet is always evolving and as it does there are new risks emerging and new security measures that you can put in place.

Lots of websites offer useful information and are updated regularly, these are a few we can recommend.

illustration of documents and storing personal information

Looking for something else?