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Sign up for a cybercrime and fraud awareness webinar

Derbyshire Constabulary Cyber Protect and Fraud Protect Officers are running a free webinar on Wednesday, May 25 at 1.30pm, to warn the public of cybercrime, fraud and scams - and how you can protect yourself from them!

The session is being hosted by Samantha Hancock, the Cyber Protect Officer at Derbyshire Constabulary, but the webinar is open to anyone across the region who is interested in bolstering their cyber awareness.

The session will cover:

  • Device safety/protection

  • Password guidance and account security

  • Protecting your personal information

  • Using social media safely

  • Social Engineering and phishing emails/texts

  • Telephone and Letterbox Scams

  • Romance Fraud

  • Online shopping & Online banking safely

  • Where to report

  • Signposting to further sources of support and resources

The session is intended for anyone who uses email and the internet. It is a non-tech session, easy to follow, with guidance on how to protect yourself from fraud, and protect your online accounts.

To reserve your place, please book via the Eventbrite link below.



Report all Fraud and Cybercrime to Action Fraud by calling 0300 123 2040 or online. Forward suspicious emails to Report SMS scams by forwarding the original message to 7726 (spells SPAM on the keypad).



The contents of blog posts on this website are provided for general information only and are not intended to replace specific professional advice relevant to your situation. The intention of East Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre (EMCRC) is to encourage cyber resilience by raising issues and disseminating information on the experiences and initiatives of others. Articles on the website cannot by their nature be comprehensive and may not reflect most recent legislation, practice, or application to your circumstances. EMCRC provides affordable services and Trusted Partners if you need specific support. For specific questions please contact us by email.


EMCRC does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information or materials published on this blog. EMCRC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites that link to this site or which are linked from it.

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