Get Safe Online is the leading source of unbiased, factual and easy-to-understand information on online safety. This website is a unique resource providing practical advice on how to protect yourself, your family, your finances, devices and workplace against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other problems encountered online.
It contains guidance on many other related subjects too – including performing backups and how to avoid theft or loss of your computer, smartphone or tablet. Every conceivable topic is included on the site – including safe online shopping, gaming and dating … so now you really can stay safe with everything you do online.
Based on the highly respected Get Safe Online website, which has been helping people to protect themselves in the United Kingdom since 2006, this site is funded through the UK Commonwealth Cyber Security Programme, working in partnership with your own Government.
The advice we provide is both authoritative and practical, written by online safety and security experts and free to use.
Making a positive difference
22 Commonwealth countries, 149 Ambassadors and considerable, measurable improvement in online confidence, habits, hygiene, and knowledge. The Get Safe Online campaign is definitely making a positive difference.
Online gender-based violence
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