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Cyber crime and security

Cyber-crime and cyber security is a fast growing area of concern with more and more persons exploiting the speed, convenience and anonymity of the Internet to commit an ever widening range of criminal activities.  Cyber crime’ is a term used to define any crime in which a computer / electronic device is the object of the crime (hacking, phishing, spamming) or is used as a tool to commit an offense (cyber stalking, hate crimes).

We take online safety and awareness very seriously and we are committed to work with our partners to enable them to offer the best and most up to date advice. Along with our police partners – Leicestershire Police - we have a range of dedicated resources to assist you with staying safe online.

The video below shows how simple it is to unknowingly share your personal information.

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