Support with online safety

Cyber security is how individuals and organisations reduce the risk of cyber attack. Effective cyber security can help protect us and the devices we use from online harm, theft and damage.

Available resources

For individuals

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) provide information for individuals and families. Visit NCSC to find out more on cyber security support available.

Action Fraud is the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime where you should report fraud if you have been scammed, defrauded or experienced cyber crime in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Along with reporting, the Action Fraud website includes hints and tips to prevent fraud and cybercrime.

For organisations

The North West Cyber Resilience Centre help protect small businesses from online crime and is a trusted, not-for-profit venture between North West Police forces and Manchester Digital. The centre support business within the region to have the skills and knowledge to protect themselves from online attacks.

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) also provide information for self employed and sole traders, small and medium sized organisations, large organisations, public sector and cyber security professionals. Visit NCSC to find out more on cyber security support available.