Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Online prevention

Over the last few years I have been engaged in a range of online issues, including e-crime fraud and earlier the establishment of CEOP.
What is clear now is that there remains a wide rainbow of sites offering advice and guidance to the citizen or to SMEs.

Website Details
Agency
Area of Expertise
Public/Private Sector
www.necpc.org.uk
National e-Crime Prevention Centre
The NeCPC is licensed by the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) to provide Warning, Advice and Reporting Points for business community groups.
Public – West Midlands Police & University of Wolverhampton colaboration
www.ecrimewales.com
Welsh Government
·         The Welsh Assembly Government’s business support is targeted at six key industry sectors.

Public
www.met.police.uk/pceu/prevention
Metropolitan Police –
Police Central eCrime Unit
·         Analysis and development of intelligence on e-crime to produce actionable intelligence products, in collaboration with other agencies.

Public
www.ktn.innovateuk.org
Digital Systems UK managed by
QuintiQ
We are a single focal point for UK Cyber Security expertise
Public
www.saferbridgend.org.uk
Bridgend Community Safety Partnership
General Information of every day PC and eMail security
Local Authority
www.gamblingcommission.co.uk
Gambling Commission
Advice for online gamblers
Public Body sponsored by the Department for Culture Media and Sport
www.ceop.police.uk
Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre
A multi-agency service dedicated to tackling the exploitation of children.
Public
www.actionfraud.org.uk
Action Fraud
Dedicated website to help those who have been the victim of (amongst others) social networking fraud
Public (Part of the National Fraud Authority)
www.iwf.org.uk
Internet Watch Foundation
UK Hotline for reporting criminal online content

Private (Funded by member subscription)
www.bcrc-uk.org
Business Crime Reduction Centre
an initiative which helps small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Yorkshire and Humber region

Public
www.businesslink.gov.uk
Business Link
Contains a variety of information for anyone who is or considering starting a business.
Public
www.getsafeonline.org
Get Safe Online
A joint initiative between the Government, law enforcement, leading businesses and the public sector.

Public/Private joint initiative
www.sophos.com/security
Sophos Ltd

The security section gives advice on user education, security analyses and a spotlight on potential threats.

Private
www.theisaf.org
Information Security Awareness Forum

links to places where you will be able to find information and resources to help with security awareness.

Private
www.kidsmart.org.uk
Childnet International

options including ‘Social Networking’. And ‘Safe Searching’. Both files give out advice on being safe on the net.

Private – Registered Charity
www.childnet.com
Childnet International
Childnet International, is a non-profit organisation working with others to “help make the Internet a great and safe place for children
Private – Registered Charity
(Note – Same organisation as Kidsmart – See above)

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