Senior Citizens are especially vulnerable when using the internet without online protection.
70% of Seniors are online regularly. UK Police crime statistics indicate that seniors are up to three times more likely to fall victim to online scams.
Of particular concern are Nigerian & other email scams (Cheap medicine, online begging, cries for support, payment scams), identity theft and investment scams.
Our talks focus on the safety protocols for dealing with Revenue, Solicitors, Utilities, and Mobile Phone Companies.
Furthermore, we discuss how to shop online and what protection you need. Never store your debit/credit card details in your browsers or store with suppliers even British Airways or RyanAir.
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Former Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan Howe really annoyed the Prime Minister, Theresa May, when she was Home Secretary. She agreed with his stance on cyber crime, but not the way he went about it. He suggested Police would be slow to investigate online security crimes where the individuals failed to take online protection seriously especially having an 'upto date' anti virus. He openly backed banks, credit card providers doing the same, not refunding customers losses. She disliked the way he went about it, she's not so so keen on the other guy in the photo below either.
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At BeSecureOnline, we believe that knowledge is power and by informing both yourself and your children of the dangers of the internet – you can help make the internet a safer place.
Internet safety for kids is at the heart of our business. We provide internet safety talks for kids and teens year round and have developed a realistic, fun approach to addressing issues and the dangers the internet often presents.
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Is it possible that the internet is being taken back by a silent majority who is finally making its voice heard, expressing its dismay about internet safety and the shocking content found on some platforms.
Following some menacing threats from the British Government, Health Secretary Matt Hancock pressured Facebook into announcing that Instagram would intervene and take down self-harm content.
Is this the start of something big or simply a cynical defense move?
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Before we dive into our safety guidelines – we’ll briefly explain what SnapChat is and how it works. Don’t worry most parents haven’t the faintest idea what or how it works.
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