'I’ve put the right locks on the right doors, so to speak, and now feel confident to use the internet without too much fear of a break-in.'

Padlock and keyJust like the real world, the virtual world of the web has a huge and varied population and, inevitably, a number of bad guys reside there. Just as you know to lock your home on leaving it or to keep your bag close to you in a crowd, there are also some simple rules for staying safe online.

Identity theft & online safety

Guides to making sure that that your personal information stays private.

Anti-virus

How to keep your computer clean, healthy and virus-free.

Internet safety for kids

Guides to ensuring that kids stay safe and have fun online.