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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

Resources for Business and Charities

5 Steps to Cyber Security

5 Steps to Cyber Security - Business Actions Checklist

5 Steps to Cyber Security - Step 1: Protect Your Data Using Passwords

5 Steps to Cyber Security - Step 2: Malware Prevention

5 Steps to Cyber Security - Step 3: Avoid Phishing Attacks

5 Steps to Cyber Security - Step 4: Backup Your Data

5 Steps to Cyber Security - Step 5: Keep Your Devices Safe

A Brief Guide to Incident Response & Recovery

Supplier Security Questionnaire (Word Example Template)

Training Resources for Business and Charities

Working From Home Conference Call Guidance

eCommerce Security Considerations (Booklet)

Topics and Themed Resources

10 Online Safety Tips (Poster)

A Guide to Ransomware (Poster)

A Guide to Phishing

Back to School Online Safety (Video Animations)

Back to School Online Safety (Posters)

Cyber Monday and Black Friday Tips Poster

A Guide to Email Account Compromise

Get Cyber Aware This Christmas (Festive poster)

OCSIA Phishing Basics (Video Animation)

Safe Online Gaming Tips (Poster)

Online Safety for Older Persons (Leaflet)

Parental Control Settings (Poster)

Password Security (Video Animations)

Romance Fraud Advice (Posters)

Securing your Internet of Things (IoT)/Smart Devices (Infographic)

Social Media and Privacy (Poster)

Second-Hand Device Security (Infographic)

Using Smart Security Cameras Safely (Infographic)

Holiday Scams Guidance (Poster)

Ticket Fraud Guidance (Poster)

Social Media Account Compromise & Scams (Poster)

Poster Alerts

Ransomware Alert (Poster)

Vishing Alert (Infographic)

Verification Scams Alert (Poster)

Other Resources and Infosheets

Cyber Awareness Quiz Sheets – Basic Collection 01

Cyber Basics Flashcard Infosheets - Basic Collection 01

Cyber Basics – Infosheets 01 – Passwords and 2FA

Cyber Basics – Infosheets 02 – Anti-virus and Privacy

Cyber Basics – Infosheets 03 – Updates and Backups

Student Online Safety (Get Safe Online Leaflet)

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