Our 5Cs guide to staying safe online
We’re living in a world where we are rapidly becoming more and more reliant on digital technology, having to adapt quickly to the many daily tasks we do. Almost nine out of 10 of us use the internet every day on either smartphones, tablets or mobiles.
We’re not the only ones embracing new technology. It’s not gone unnoticed by the criminal fraternity and organised crime groups, who are also adapting how they operate. Cybercrime now accounts for almost half of all recorded crime. It can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, job or location – it’s probably not a case of ‘if it will happen to you’ but ‘when it will happen to you’.
More than 80 per cent of known cyber attacks can be avoided by following five simple rules – we’ve called them the 5Cs – which will help you with your online safety and security.
Click on each of the icons below to find out how to improve your online safety and security.