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Computing and Information Services

Useful links

On this page you'll find a selection of links to external organisations including government agencies and software developers with a specific interest in IT security matters.  We've put them on here to provide you with places to look if you need more information: although they are provided in good faith we cannot be held accountable for the content on these web pages.

General advice

http://www.getsafeonline.org/ A government website providing a wide range of advice and information on IT security in the home.

http://www.childnet.com/sorted/ A great site for parents looking for advice on how to talk to their kids about the online world.

http://www.google.co.uk/familysafety/ Advice from Google.

http://banksafeonline.org.uk/ Advice from the banking industry on how to carry out banking transations securely and to report scams and phishing attempts done in reputable banks' names

http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/security/online-privacy/social-networking.aspx Advice from Microsoft about Social Networking and online privacy.

Anti-malware providers

Anti-virus

Free packages

Anti-spyware

Mobile protection

Virus/ Threat watch