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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 and fraud hub where you can find helpful information and advice around protecting yourself both online and in the real world.

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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Six PCSOs from north Derbyshire to become 'Digital Champions' and help spread the word on cyber safety and security

Six PCSOs from north Derbyshire to become 'Digital Champions' and help spread the word on cyber safety and security
Description
Six of our Police Community Support Officers from across Derbyshire are taking part in a course which will see them take an extra step towards becoming 'Digital Champions'.
Date:
12/07/2018

Cyber Specials helping protect Derbyshire residents and businesses in the digital world

Cyber Specials helping protect Derbyshire residents and businesses in the digital world
Description
A new group of special constables are helping keep Derbyshire residents and businesses safe in the online world.
Date:
07/06/2018

Cyber Protect Blog: How to keep your business secure online

Cyber Protect Blog: How to keep your business secure online
Description
This blog is here to help you understand what the latest trends are for April and what the biggest dangers that SMEs face in the digital world.
Date:
05/04/2018

Online safety advice from your Digital PCSO

Online safety advice from your Digital PCSO
Description
More and more of our time is spent online - but with that exposure to the digital world comes danger. Find out how to stay safe with our Digital PCSO, James Land.
Date:
23/02/2018

Cyber Protect Blog: Security advice for Derbyshire businesses

Cyber Protect Blog: Security advice for Derbyshire businesses
Description
You've bought CCTV, you've made sure your locks are of the highest quality and set an alarm – but have you considered your digital security?
Date:
23/02/2018
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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.

Romance Fraud

Romance fraud is an ever-increasing scam, with Action Fraud receiving an average of one dating fraud reported every 3 hours. Read more here and watch the video below.

Useful links and contacts

Derbyshire Victim Services & Got Your Back (Young Victims Service) - call on 0800 612 6505; text “CORE” to 82055 - www.derbyshirecore.org

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 Aware - www.cyberaware.gov.uk

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.