Last updated: 18 July 2024

Next review: 25 July 2024

Using technology and the internet can give us access to a wealth of opportunities, but it also comes with risks to our safety. We can all protect our online safety by improving our understanding of what to look out for and what to do if such a risk arises.  

Below you will find a list of online platforms, and how-to guides that can support you to improve your knowledge and understanding of online safety.  

Guidance for parents, carers and grandparents on how to build their online safety confidence and to help children and teenagers navigate the digital world safely.

Cyber Aware: The government’s advice on how to stay secure online

Ofcom: Guidance on Scam calls and messages  

AbilityNet: Internet scams and how to avoid them

Internet security: How to guides by Digital Unite  

Safety and security online: Learn My Way online courses  

Staying safe online hub: Barclays Digital Wings  

Which? Latest help, news and advice on how to keep safe from scams 

Age UK: A guide on avoiding scams   

Mind: Online mental health privacy and keeping safe online  

NSPCC: A guide on keeping children safe online  

Change: Keeping safe online resource for people with learning disabilities