Be Connected

Safer Internet Day 2021: Be Safe – Be Included – Be Connected

Be Connected
The BIC Digital Inclusion work sector created an infographic providing their top tips to Be Connected Online, which you’ll find below. You can also find helpful links to resources about being connected and keeping safe online relevant to your administration at the bottom of this page:

United Kingdom

National Cyber Security Centre

Get Safe Online is a UK Government-funded free resource providing practical advice to individuals and businesses on how to protect themselves while on their computers and mobiles device and against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other problems encountered online

Northern Ireland

Go ON NI | nidirect


How to get online or how to help friends and family get online Connecting Scotland

Scottish Government Digital Participation policy information 
Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations information on Digital Participation

Report cybercrime to Police Scotland  Scottish Government, Cyber Resilience policy page has an advice and guidance section also, pointing to further resources.

Information specifically for young people:
Young Scot – How is Coronavirus (COVID-19) Changing How We Interact Digitally? 
Young Scot careers information on cyber security for young people.

Isle of Man


If you need to report harmful content you can do so here: - to report harmful content