Get safe online

Cheshire East Council has teamed up with to educate Cheshire East residents in the area of online safety and security. are the UK’s leading source of unbiased and easy-to-understand information on online safety.

Cybercrime is one of the fastest growing crimes, with new scams and threats coming online every day. There are several million cases of computer misuse and fraud reported each year. Most of us that go online will have come into contact with one of these scams, whether we know it or not. Unfortunately, it is often the most vulnerable people in our communities that are more susceptible to these crimes.Get Safe Online Logo and website

The internet is an exciting place, but it is important to know how to use it.

The website is a unique resource providing practical advice on how to protect yourself, your computers and mobiles device and your business against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other problems encountered online. It contains guidance on many other related subjects too – including performing backups and how to avoid theft or loss of your computer, smartphone or tablet. Every conceivable topic is included on the site – including safe online shopping, gaming and dating... so now you really can stay safe with everything you do online.

The site also keeps you up to date with news, tips and stories from around the world. 

Page last reviewed: 14 November 2022