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Cyber Aware

Cyber Aware is the UK government's advice on how to stay secure online during coronavirus. Many of us are spending more time online. Keep yourself and your family secure by following this advice.

Net Aware

Keeping children safe online


Free support and advice for adults concerned about the safety or wellbeing of a child.

Telephone: 0808 800 5000


The internet provides a space for children and young people to communicate, explore, laugh and learn. There are lots of ways parents and carers can support them in doing these things safely.

Think U Know

Thinkuknow is an education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command.


Advice on digital parenting including digital-life balance.

Internet matters

Internet safety advice in partnership with BT, TalkTalk, BBC, Sky, Virgin Media and Google.


The Digizen website is used to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is and encourages users of technology to be and become responsible DIGItal citiZENS. It shares specific advice and resources on issues such as social networking and cyberbullying and how these relate to and affect their own and other people's online experiences and behaviours.

UK Safer Internet Centre

Tips, advice, guides and resources to help keep your child safe online. You don’t need to be an expert on the internet to help keep your child stay safe online. Our advice and resources are here to support you as you support your child to use the internet safely, responsibility and positively.

Parental controls

Parental controls are designed to help protect children from inappropriate content online, such as pornography or other adult content. These controls can be used in a number of ways, e.g. to help ensure that your children access only age-appropriate content; to set usage times; and to monitor activity.