Security Resources & Links


FREE 'Cyber Streetwise' Advice from the UK Government


Get Safe Online is the US federal government’s website to help you be safe, secure and responsible online. Try the series of videos and interactive quizzes on online security.


Kaspersky Labs Computer Threats FAQ


Typosquatting – what happens when you mistype a website name?


The UK National Cyber Security Centre


Online Safety Resource Guide, with over 60 resources aimed helping you stay safe online, including resources for safe online shopping, identity theft resources and more.


Microsoft Windows end of support dates


The Definitive Guide to Internet Privacy & Online Security


Shop Safely Online


Computer and Internet Safety Tips


Planning for Business Emergencies: Data Breaches Explained

Advice for Parents


The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) guide to internet safety for parents and young people.


Cyberbullying Research Center


UK Safer Internet Centre, offers e-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe online.


Internet Matters, an independent, organisation to help parents keep their children safe online


Safety Tips For Children Online


A Teens Guide to Cyber Security's guide on Internet Safety for Teens


How to Deal with Cyberbullying & Substance Abuse


How to Keep Kids Safe Using Social Media


Library of independent age-based and educational ratings and reviews for games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music


E-Safety Guide For Parents & Kids


Childnet International's free internet safety resources for parents and carers

Free Cyber Security Training

Barclays Bank fraud quiz - Can you spot a super con?


Cyber Security for Beginners - Learn how to secure your online world in just 5 weeks of FREE cyber security training!


Cyber Security for Small Business Owners - Learn how to protect your business in 7 weeks of FREE cyber security training!


ESET’s interactive gamified Cybersecurity Awareness Training


Cisco OpenDNS Phishing Quiz

Reporting Fraudulent Links and Emails

PhishTank is a free service by Cisco OpenDNS to report phishing links


Report tech support scams, whether they claim to be from Microsoft or from another tech company.


Report email misuse for and Hotmail


Report phishing on Apple services


Report misuse of links


Report fraudulent DocuSign attachments


Report fraud in Quora posts


UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.


To report phishing in Google Mail, open the email and select ‘Report phishing’ from the drop-down menu.



Check if your email has been hacked


Check if you have been compromised in a data breach


SplashData’s Worst Passwords List


Top 10,000 most common passwords


ScamSearch - An Online Database Of 13,000+ Email Scams


Take Five a national awareness campaign led by FFA UK


Bitdefender study ‘A Glance Into The Psychology Of Facebook Scam Victims’


UK national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre.


Tech support scams advice

Domain Name Systems (DNS) Nameservers

Free DNS nameservers with filtered security.

Threat Reports

Secunia Vulnerability Review 2018


McAfee Labs Quarterly Threats Report

Threats Report - September 2018.pdf

Threats Report - June 2018.pdf

Threats Report - March 2018.pdf

Threats Report - December 2017.pdf

Threats Report - September 2017.pdf

June 2017.pdf

March 2017.pdf

December 2016.pdf

September 2016.pdf

May 2016.pdf

March 2016.pdf


McAfee Labs Threats Report infographic overview













Cisco Annual Security Report


Cisco Security Report Infographics


Cisco Midyear Security Reports


Proofpoint Quarterly Threat Reports


Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR)


UK National Cyber Security Centre Threat and Vulnerability Reports

Virtual Private Networks (VPN)

VPN Jurisdiction By Country




Avira Free Security Suite


FREE Commercial-Grade Antivirus for PC and Mac.


Microsoft Security Essentials – FREE Antivirus for Windows 7


The AV-TEST Institute is an independent service provider in the fields of IT security and anti-virus research.


Comparitech's antivirus guides and advice

Online Tools

VirusTotal is a free service that analyses suspicious files and web site addresses.


Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) Database


The No More Ransom Project


FREE Standalone Virus Scanner from Kaspersky


FREE Standalone Virus Scanner from Trend Micro


FREE Standalone Virus Scanner from ESET

Security Blogs

Graham Cluley, independent computer security analyst


Naked Security is Sophos's award-winning threat news room


The official blog of the Anti-Virus Information Exchange Network


Heimdal Security Blog


Krebs on Security by Brian Krebs


Malwarebytes Labs Blog


IT Security Guru


The Last Watchdog


Schneier on Security


Dark Reading


The Antisocial Engineer Blog


G DATA Security Blog