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OCSIA Knowledge Base

On this page you will find information covering a range of topics on cyber security, protecting your information and best practise when using computers and other electronic devices.

This page will be updated regularly and grow as we publish more information.

For more educational resources and content, visit the websites in the ‘Related Links’ section to the right of this page.

Cyber Security Words & Phrases

There are a lot of terms used in the cyber security world which you may not use in daily life but, sure enough, behind the scenes the definitions in the two lists below are being used by cyber security specialists for all the technology and online services you use on a daily basis.

Familiarising yourself with these terms is a great starting point to better understanding some of the work that goes into securing your accounts and devices, and the threats that cyber security specialists (and you) have to face every day.

Cyber Security Safety Terms                    

Cyber Security Threat Terms

Topics and Themed Resources

Cyber Monday and Black Friday Tips Posters

Password Security (Video Animations)

Back to School Cyber Safety (Video Animations)

Other Resources and Infosheets

Cyber Awareness Quiz Sheets – Basic Collection 01

Cyber Awareness Infosheets – Basic Collection 01

Cyber Basics – Infosheet 01 – Passwords and 2FA

Cyber Basics – Infosheet 02 – Anti-virus and Privacy

Cyber Basics – Infosheet 03 – Updates and Backups

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