Cyber security: How to protect yourself online

Hear why it's so important to guard yourself online, why cyber-crimes are committed, and what you can do to avoid being a victim.

With more and more cyber-attacks in the headlines, including this year's NHS attack, BBC Information security specialist Andrea Walker and BBC News technology broadcast journalist Chris Foxx cut through the jargon to show you how to defend yourself against online threats. 

"We have to keep our information safe so we're not letting other people know where our children are, or our bank details, or where we're going on holiday."– Andrea Walker

In this podcast you'll learn about:

  • the significance of cyber-security
  • the different types of online risks
  • spotting hazards
  • protecting your social media


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