We need to build trust, so everyone has the confidence to use technology, safely and legally to Go Online. Protect yourself, your computers and mobiles device and your business against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other problems encountered online. Report Remove Tool
is an incredibly important tool that could be of use to young people. Launched by Childline and Internet Watch Foundation, it is a tool to help young people under 18, to confidentially report sexual images and videos of themselves and remove them from the internet. It's easy, safe and free.
Supported by Together for Children, KOOTH
provides free, safe and anonymous mental health and wellbeing service, providing online counselling and support for children and young people aged 10 to 25 years old in Sunderland. Kooth is the UK's largest digital mental health provider and is a confidential way for young people to get help with their emotional wellbeing. You can seek advice and information, or to speak to someone who understands.
Teach yourself sessions
Get Safe Online is the UK's leading internet safety website. It provides practical online safety advice, information, and guidance to help reduce the risks of using the internet. Covering lots of different topics, such as, scams, online gaming, payments, safeguarding, cyber bullying and social networks - plus, a range of useful tools that have been designed to increase your online safety including:
One of the main reasons for people choosing never to go online relates to fears about their personal data being stolen and misused. Lloyds Bank Academy offers free video lessons
you can watch, which are short and accessible, making it quick and easy to learn about keeping safe online.
The Regional Organised Crime Unit exists to protect our communities from serious and organised crime. The website provides specialist advice and guidance around cyber crime prevention whether you're a business, organisation or individual. You can learn how to project you and your family at home; build your organisation's cyber resilient and provides tools for parents, children and educators.
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