Friday 27 November: Target hardening of devices
Today sees the start of one the busiest shopping weekends of the year as the build up to Christmas begins.
Some of the most popular gift items are electronic and Wi-Fi enabled devices. Today, expert advice will show how we can protect these purchases from unwanted external influences.
A10.00am a police expert will be available via Twitter to answer any questions you may have about the protection of computer, mobile, Wi-Fi and other online technology.
Join the conversation: @Policechiefs or https://twitter.com/PoliceChiefs and follow #CounterTerrorismUK
The risk from online attack poses a threat to every aspect of our lives. It is not limited to just the business environment but to any device with online capability. To inform us all on the best way to stay safe online, the government has provided step by step guidance to counter any type of online threat via the Cyber Streetwise and Get Safe Online websites.
Cyber Streetwise and Get Safe Online can help improve the online safety and confidence of all consumers and small businesses. One of the easiest ways to stay safe online is to keep your passwords safe:
Millions of people use a password to gain access to online resources ranging from business purposes to personal information. A password is similar to a key; if it is compromised, it can allow access to your secure information. Follow the clear and simple guidance on the illustration to learn more: [X]
On the Cyber Streetwise website you will find links to all the great resources produced by partners, helping you find the information you need to protect yourselves, your families and your businesses.
Get Safe Online provides practical advice on how to protect yourself, your computers and mobiles device and your business against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other problems encountered online. Get Safe Online has further guidance about online shopping, gaming and even online dating! [X]
Visit the NaCTSO website at http://www.gov.uk/nactso for more information.
In an emergency call 999
For non emergencies call 101
For the Anti Terrorist Hotline call 0800 789 321