Cybercrime

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Whether you are checking your emails on the go, updating your Facebook status, online banking or chatting to your friends on webcam, technology plays a big part in our everyday lives so it is important to stay safe.

That is why we have created this cybercrime hub where you can find helpful information and advice around protecting yourself online. Here you will find support on a range of topics from social media security, cyber bullying, child sexual exploitation and online fraud.

 

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Chesterfield residents can learn how to stay safe online at Safer Derbyshire roadshow

Chesterfield residents can learn how to stay safe online at Safer Derbyshire roadshow
Description
Chesterfield residents are invited to pick up advice on a range of topics, from cyber security to alcohol awareness and wellbeing as police and partners team up.
Date:
25/08/2016

Police and Get SafeOnline issue Wi-Fi hotspot advice

Description
Derbyshire police are working with Get Safe Online to warn the residents of Derbyshire to be cautious when accessing private data on public Wi-Fi hotspots.
Date:
22/08/2016

Eckington residents learn how to stay safe online at Safer Derbyshire roadshow

Eckington residents learn how to stay safe online at Safer Derbyshire roadshow
Description
Eckington residents have been picking up tips on how to stay safe online at a recent Safer Derbyshire roadshow.
Date:
04/08/2016

Government urges people in Derbyshire to make #quickupdates to secure against cyberattacks

Government urges people in Derbyshire to make #quickupdates to secure against cyberattacks
Description
Cyber Streetwise is urging people and businesses across Derbyshire to always download the latest software and app updates as soon as they are available.
Date:
26/07/2016

Derbyshire support campaign to get parents 'switched on' to online safety for children

Derbyshire support campaign to get parents 'switched on' to online safety for children
Description
The Get Safe Online Parent Campaign is launched today and its main aim is to make parents aware of online safety when their children are using the internet.
Date:
25/07/2016
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Videos

Get Safe Online

GetSafeOnline.org have created the following video to highlight how our phones - and subsequently our personal information - can be hacked into.

NCA Video - #CyberChoices

The video below, produced by the NCA, uses a clever blend of humour and seriousness to highlight their message. It shows two overly naïve parents talking about their son’s skills with a computer without knowing exactly what they’re talking about, or, more crucially, what their son has actually been up to.

Money Muling

What is 'Money Muling'? Watch this short video to find out and get advice on how to avoid such scams.

Useful links and contacts


Childline - Call on 0800 1111

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) – Call on 0870 000 3344 or contact via the online form - http://ceop.police.uk/contact-us

Crimestoppers – https://crimestoppers-uk.org/

Cyber Essentials - www.cyberessentials.org

Cyber Streetwise - https://www.cyberstreetwise.com/

Derbyshire Safe Guarding Children Board – Call on 01629 535716 or visit the website http://www.derbyshirescb.org.uk/

Digital Stalking - www.digital-stalking.com

Fearless - https://fearless.org/cyber-crime

Get Safe Online - https://www.getsafeonline.org/

National Stalking Helpline – Call on 0808 802 0300 or e-mail the Helpline at advice@stalkinghelpline.org

NSPCC Helpline – Call on 0800 800 500

Think U Know – http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk

Think Jessica - http://www.thinkjessica.com

 

Do you need a quick answer to a general question? Then we recommend you visit the national Ask The Police web site.