Staying Safe Online

Modern technology presents as many potential risks to your working life as it does opportunities, from Internet scams and identity theft to cyberbullying and posting things you wouldn’t want the boss to see on social media.

Check out these sections of workSMART for more information on what you can do to stay safe online:

Another good source of advice and information is GetSafeOnline.org, a public / private sector partnership supported by the government and leading organisations in banking, retail, internet security and other sectors, which aims to help individuals and small businesses protect themselves against internet security risks.

Note: This content is provided as general background information and should not be taken as legal advice or financial advice for your particular situation. Make sure to get individual advice on your case from your union, a source on our free help page or an independent financial advisor before taking any action.