A few tips to help ensure you stay safe on your soapbox.


Chatting online is fun, but do you know who you're actually talking to?


Stalking is serious, and can be dangerous. Know the risks.

Fake News

How to differentiate between fake and real news

Hate Content

Online hate content can be upsetting, dangerous and possibly illegal

Instant Messaging

Great for staying in touch but like email, it carries risks.

Mobile Banking

Mobile banking is fast and convenient. Make sure you keep it safe too.

Online Abuse

Any kind of abuse online can have serious effects on the victim

Online Radicalisation

Extremists make widespread use of the internet to spread their ideologies and radicalise young people.


Don't share any more personal info than you have to.

Public Places

It's especially important to be careful online when out and about

Safe Online Dating

If you're looking for romance online, make sure you're doing it safely.

Skype & Other Video Calls

Take care when using video calling/meeting services.


Where you are defrauded via an approach from a text message

Social Media Phishing

Clicking on links in unsolicited social media posts can spell danger

Spam Text Messages

Webcam Blackmail

Never get into compromising situations in front of your webcam ... it could end up costing you dearly.

Wireless Networks and Hotspots

Setting up & using wireless connections with mobile devices and smartphones

Your Connected Home

Is your smart home connected safely?

Your Information & Facebook

Download the data that Facebook holds about you.