Backing up files is easy to do and is essential for protecting data.

Downloading & File Sharing

Simple measures needed to safeguard you when browsing and downloading.


What a firewall is, and how it protects your computer.

Online Gaming

Online gaming is growing in popularity. Keep it safe & responsible.


Choosing and using passwords correctly is vital.

Physical Security

A few physical security measures to help combat cybercrime.


Beware malware that holds you to ransom

Ratting - Remote Access Trojans

Take steps to avoid someone taking over your computer, and your webcam.

Replacing Windows XP

Support for Windows XP ended in 2014. Replace it before you get security problems

Safe Internet Use

Some valuable tips on using the Internet safely.

Safe Linux Use

Advice on how you should use a Linux system safely online.

Safe Mac Use

You can't take online safety for granted. Stay protected.

Searching the Internet

Search the Internet safely with our simple advice.

Skype & Other Video Calls

Take care when using video calling/meeting services.

Social Media Phishing

Clicking on links in unsolicited social media posts can spell danger

Software Updates

Software updates are essential. Find out why and how to install correctly.

Spam & Scam email

A few simple rules about dealing with spam and scam emails.

Update Your Browser

Update Your Browser

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

The very important difference between company and consumer VPNs

Viruses & Spyware

A basic understanding of computer viruses and spyware.


Using the internet to send and receive email safely.

Windows Updates

Everything you need to know about operating system updates.

Wireless Networks & Hotspots

Simple rules on setting up and using wireless networks and hotspots.