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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

5 Steps to Cyber Security (Small Business and Charities)

5 Steps to Cyber Security - Avoid Phishing Attacks

5 Steps to Cyber Security - Backup Your Data

5 Steps to Cyber Security - Business Actions Checklist

5 Steps to Cyber Security - Infographic Poster

5 Steps to Cyber Security - Keep Your Devices Safe

5 Steps to Cyber Security - Malware Prevention

5 Steps to Cyber Security - Protect Your Data

Topics and Themed Resources

10 Online Safety Tips (Poster)

12 Days of Cyber Security (Festive Poster Collection)

A Short Guide to Phishing (Poster)

Back to School Cyber Safety (Video Animations)

Cyber Monday and Black Friday Tips Posters

Email Account Compromise (Guidance)

OCSIA Phishing Basics (Video Animation)

Online Gaming Cyber Safety (Posters)

Parental Control Settings (Leaflet)

Password Security (Video Animations)

Romance Fraud Advice (Posters)

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

Social Media and Privacy (Poster)

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

Student Online Safety (Get Safe Online Leaflet)

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