This resource library covers the ABC’s of Cybercrime and related Internet Safety and Security practices. Although a number of these websites offer specific information and services e.g. incident reporting in the respective countries, the updates, advice, research, tools and materials is suitable for all computer/internet users and professionals worldwide.
- (ISC)2 - International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium - Cyber Exchange
General - Public awareness hub that houses free information security awareness (education/entertainment) materials
- ACCP - African Center for Cyberlaw and Cybercrime Prevention
Professionals - Research Center working to identify and engage with the challenges and opportunities of cyberspace and fight cybercrime in Africa in particular and worldwide, at large.
- APC WNSP - Take Back The Tech
General - Campaign to use ICT for activism against gender-based violence. Includes steps for online safety.
- APWG - Anti-Phishing Working Group
General / Reporting - Committed to wiping out internet scams and fraud. A valuable resource for consumer advice and reporting suspected phishing sites.
- ASRG - Anti-Spam Research Group
Professionals - Research group investigating tools and techniques to mitigate the effects of spam.
General / Reporting - Conduct campaigns targeting children, youths, parents, educators and the general public by raising awareness about the safer use of the Internet. Includes an Internet hotline for reporting illegal activities.
Educators / Parents - Tools for adults to help kids connect safely - A project of the NEA Health Information Network
- BSA - Business Software Alliance
General - Anti-Piracy Portal includes Research studies and other resources.
- BSA - Project: B4USurf
General / Parents - Provides educators and parents with information and educational resources to help youths understand the dangers that exist online and to surf safely and responsibly.
- BSA - Project: Internet Piracy
General - Resource information on Internet piracy and global efforts to combat it
- BSA - Project: Online Cyber Safety
General / Reporting - Educating consumers on internet dangers including auction site fraud, unauthorized vendors selling counterfeit products and ripping off unsuspecting consumers, issues with identity theft etc.
- CCRC - Computer Crime Research Center
General / Professionals - Conducting research in legal criminal and criminological problems of cybercrime with the purpose to render scientific and methodical aid, consulting. Includes a library of computer crime articles.
- CFA - IDTheftInfo.org
General / Professionals - A resource about identity theft intended to increase public knowledge and to encourage companies to follow good practices.
- Childnet - Project: CHATDANGER
Children - Awareness site all about the potential dangers on interactive services online like chat, IM, online games, email and on mobiles.
- Childnet - Project: DIGIZEN
General / Parents - Provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It shares specific advice and resources on issues such as social networking and cyberbullying and how these relate to and affect their own and other people's online
- Childnet - Project: KidSMART
Parents / Children - Gives advice and more comprehensive information and offline (factsheets, leaflets etc) safety resources
- Childnet - Project: Know IT All
Educators / Tools - A suite of education resources (CDRom Presentations etc.) designed to help educate parents, teachers and young people about safe and positive use of the internet.
- Childnet - Project: Sorted
General - Designed by young people for young people to give advice and information on computer security issues in a practical and simple way to help you sort out the hassles.
- Childnet - Project: Young People Music and the Internet
Educators / Parents - Essential advice about how young people can get the best out of downloading and sharing music online and via mobile technology in a safe and legal way, as well as providing tips for discussion.
- Childnet International
General / Parents- A complete list of projects and resources to “help make the Internet a great and safe place for children”.
- CSRIU - Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use
General / Educators - Provides professional resources, articles, and handouts for parents, teachers, counselors and librarians to use to educate themselves and students to use the Internet Safely and Responsibly.
General / Parents - An online safety education provider that offers resources and assistance in dealing with online threats. CyberAngels is a program launched by The Alliance of Guardian Angels in 1995.
- Cyberbullying Research Center
General / Educators - Providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying (online aggression) among adolescents.
- Cybercrime Busters
General - Source for news and breakthroughs in the continuously evolving field of technology and the world’s milestones when it comes to fighting cyber crimes in the Philippines and around the world.
- Cybercrime Law
General / Professionals - News and information related to cybercrime legislation from around the world.
- ECPAT - End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes
General - International initiative to ensure that the benefits of the Internet and new technologies are not compromised by those that seek to use it for the sexual exploitation of children.
- FOSI - Family Online Safety Institute - A Platform for Good
General - A project designed to help parents, teachers and teens to connect, share and do good online.
- GCFLearnFree.org - Internet Safety
General - Free lessons comprised of multimedia and interactive tutorials on how to protect yourself, your computer and your privacy when you connect with the internet.
- GCLD - Global Cyber Law Database
Professional - A public service initiative by the Asian School of Cyber Laws that includes a comprehensive source of cyber laws for all countries.
- Get Safe Online
General - Provide computer users and small businesses with independent, user-friendly advice that will alow them ot use the internet confidently, safely and securely.
- Global Centre for ICT in Parliament - Legislative Acts on ICT - Cybercrime
Professionals - Centre acts as a hub for information, research and technical assistance to parliaments in the area of ICT.
- hpHosts Online
Professionals / Tools - Allows an additional layer of protection against access to ad, tracking and malicious websites. Users can search a database and view classifications of risk associated with any listed hostnames and IP addresses.
- HTCIA - High Technology Crime Investigation Association
Professionals - Provide education and collaboration to global members for the prevention and investigation of high tech crimes
- IACP - International Association of Cybercrime Prevention
General / Professionals - An interdisciplinary research organisation providing information and training about cybercrime awareness. Includes safety information and resources.
- ICSPA - The International Cyber Security Protection Alliance
Professionals - Addressed the critical need for international cooperation between business, government and law enforcement to combat the inexorable growth in cybercrime.
- IFE - Internet Education Foundation - GetNetWise
General / Tools - Provides valuable information and tools to help ensure that Internet users have safe, constructive, and educational or entertaining online experiences.
- iKeepSafe - Internet Keep Safe Coalition
Educators / Parents - Gives parents, educators, and policymakers the information and tools which empower them to teach children the safe and healthy use of technology and the Internet.
- iKeepSafe - Know Where They Go
General / Parents - A national media awareness campaign and resource site to help families have safe experiences with connected technology.
- IMPACT - International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats
General / Professionals - A global public-private partnership against cyber threats, the cybersecurity executing arm of the United Nations' specialised agency - the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
- INHOPE - International Association of Internet Hotlines
Reporting - Offers the public a way of anonymously reporting Internet material including child sexual abuse material they suspect to be illegal.
- Insafe - Project: Safer Internet Day
Educators / Parents - A range of resources to help children and young people, and their parents, carers, teachers and educators, experience a safer - and better - internet.
- ITRC - Identity Theft Resource Center
General / Professionals - Educating consumers, corporations, government agencies and other organizations on best practices for fraud and identity theft detection, reduction and mitigation.
- IWF - Internet Watch Foundation
Reporting - UK Hotline for reporting criminal online content (child sexual abuse and obscene adult content) and work with the internet industry, police and international partners to get it removed.
- KINSA - Project: NobodyStandsAlone
Educators / Parents - Developed to combat cyberbullying by providing up to date education and information to students, parents, and teachers.
- MAAWG - Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group
Professionals - Works collaboratively to address the various forms of messaging abuse, such as spam, viruses, denial-of-service attacks and other messaging exploitations.
- NCMEC - National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
General / Reporting - Provides information and resources to law enforcement, parents, children including child victims as well as other professionals. Includes a CyberTipline for reporting incidence of child sexual exploitation.
- NCMEC - Project: NetSmartz
General / Parents - Program extends the safety awareness of children to prevent victimization and increase self-confidence whenever they go online. Includes resources for parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement.
- NCMEC - Project: NetSmartzKids
Children - An interactive, educational safety resource for children aged 5 to 17 including games and other 3D activities.
- NCMEC - Project: NSTeens
Children - Resources empowering tweens (children ages 8 - 12) to make safer online choices through lessons taught in a series of animated videos highlighting the Internet-related adventures of a diverse cast of teenagers.
- NCPC - National Crime Prevention Council -
General - Internet Safety information and resources helping people keep themselves, their families, and their communities safe from crime.
- NCSA - National Cyber Security Alliance - StaySafeOnline
General - A comprehensive resource to educate and empower a digital society to use the Internet safely and securely at home, work, and school. Includes news, research, advice, tools and other resources.
General - Promotes confident, safe, and responsible use of online technologies. Educating and supporting individuals, organisations and industry on a range of issues.
- NetSafe - Project: Cyberbullying
General - contains dedicated guidance for young people, parents and caregivers and teachers and principals who want help to understand and deal with bullying that takes place in cyberspace.
- NetSafe - Project: Hector's World
Educators / Parents - A resource for teachers and parents to help children mature into confident and capable digital citizens. Includes animations and activities to learn and play.
- NetSafe - Project: In My Day
Parents - A parents guide to cyber safety including activities that help you understand this new environment and what young people do there.
- NetSafe - Project: NETBASICS
General - Animated stories demonstrating some of the more important issues and risks for home computer users and online guidelines to help you control your computer and manage the risks.
- NetSafe - Project: The Whatsit?
Professionals / Tools - A resource to help business increase their knowledge of cyberspace and cybersafety. Includes simple tools to write ICT policies and use agreements.
- No More Ransom
General / Tools - A resource to help victims of ransomware retrieve their encrypted data without having to pay the criminals.
- POLCYB - The Society for the Policing of Cyberspace
Professionals - Based in British Columbia, Canada, enhancing and developing global international partnerships to prevent, detect, and combat cyberspace crimes.
- Safe Internet Alliance
General - Protecting Internet users, especially children, teens and the elderly, from the real and worsening problem of Internet corruption, crime, and abuse.
General - Information about the dangers of children using the internet. Rules, advice, and tips relating to child security and the web.
General - A discussion forum to warn, advise, and increase awareness about internet fraud.
- Team CYMRU
General / Professionals - A series of tips and best practices to help protect yourself, your family, and your organization from online frauds and security risks
- Tech Parenting Group - ConnectSafely
General / Parents - Provides safety tips and advice, news and other resources for parents, teens, educators, advocates. Includes a series of new discussion forums.
- Tech Parenting Group - NetFamilyNews
Parents - A news resource for parents, educators, and everyone interested in young people's use of technology. Includes related links to other kids-tech information.
- The Practitioner - A Guide To Computer Crime
General / Professionals - Encyclopedic reference point intended to define and explain many of the terms and concepts relating to the legal aspects of information technology governance and management.
- UNICRI - Freedom From Fear Magazine
Professionals - A quarterly Magazine that contributes to the advancement of knowledge and raising awareness about crime-related problems.
- UNICRI - United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute
General / Professionals - Promotes and coordinates international and regional research to assist in policy formulation. Includes safety tips and information for victims.
- Web Wise Kids
Parents / Tools - Preventing online child victimization by providing innovative and effective tools to assist young people to flourish in a world of media and technology. Inludes Tips and Classroom Resources.
General - Provides help, information and education to Internet and mobile device users of all ages. Helping victims of cyberabuse ranging from online fraud, cyberstalking and child safety, to hacking and malicious code attacks.
- WiredSafety - Project: STOP Cyberbullying
Children - A resource to educate children ages 7-17 on cyberbullying and provides help and advice on what to do when they are victimized online.
- Wise Kids
Educators / Parents - Provides a diverse range of training programmes and consultancy to promote innovative, positive and safe Internet use
Parents - A source for Social Networking and Internet Safety information
B - Corporate Initiatives
- AVG - Blogs
Professionals / Blog - News, information and trends incl. views from the CEO.
- AVG - Slam the Online Scam
General - Comprehensive resource of tips and techniques to be self-secure
- AVG - Threat Labs
General / Tools - A new website for web threat analytics offering users clear and comprehensive website security reports.
- BitDefender - Malware City Initiative
Professionals - For the software security community and a free resource for those interested in their online security.
- CyberDefender - Early Alert Center
Professionals - Resources include latest threat information (real-time data) and protection tips for various forms of malware.
- Electronic Arts - Online Safety
General - Tips to help you stay safe when online
- Experian - SafetyWeb
Parents - Provides resources on a variety of social networking topics related to keeping kids safer online
- FraudWatch International
General - Phishing Alerts and 'phishing fraud prevention' combining education, monitoring, detection and take down services
- Kaspersky Lab - Computer Threats
General / Tips - Protect yourself from Cybercrime
- Kaspersky Lab - Securelist
Professionals - Threat Research and Analysis
- Kaspersky Lab - Threatpost
Professionals - News services for IT security and networking professionals
- Kaspersky Lab - Words Can Save
Parents - An interactive portal that contains information about cyberbullying.
- M86 Security Labs
Professionals - Threat Statistics and Resources
- McAfee - Cybersafety Resource Portal
General - An online help center designed to assist victims of computer crime and provide information on how to avoid becoming a victim.
- McAfee Labs - Threat Intelligence
Professionals - Resource site with latest high-profile threat mapping and analysis and includes a security advisory notification service.
- Panda Security - Press
Professionals - News updates
- Panda Security - Protect your online world
Parents / Children - Family resources incl. animations and documents to help you discover more about Internet threats.
- PayPal - Online Safety Essentials
General - Tips and tools to stay safer online
- Prevx Malware Center
Professionals - Database of hot file names used by malware
- Symantec - Norton Cybercrime Initiative
General - Cybercrime awareness
- Symantec - Norton Family Resource Center
General - Family Resources Web site, providing easy-to-understand insights on Internet safety issues.
- Symantec - Norton Online Family
Parents / Tools - An online service that links parents to their children, giving parents the comfort to set their children free online while still keeping them safe and sound.
- Symantec - Norton Safe Web
General / Tools - Norton Safe Web is a new reputation service from Symantec. Our servers analyze Web sites to see how they will affect you and your computer.
- TrendMicro - Countermeasures
Blog - Security, Privacy and Trust
- TrendMicro - Internet Safety
Blog - Advice for Families & Schools
- TrendMicro - Safety Guide
Parents / Tips - Materials to share with family and friends. Easy to use tips and online tools to help keep you and your family safe online.
- Verizon - Internet Safety Tips
Parents - Tips and guidance to help you create the proper checks and balances while building trust with your kids
- Virus Bulletin - Cybercrime links and resources
General / Professionals - A specialist publication in the field of malware and spam, and includes a list of points of contact for reporting cybercrime, phishing, identity theft etc.
- Vodafone - Digital Parenting
Parents - An Interactive magazine with expert views and 'how to' guides
- Websense - Security Labs
Professionals - Security information including, research & statistics, white papers, presentations and the latest threat maps
C - Government and Law Enforcement
- AFP - AHTCC Australian High Tech Crime Centre
General - Policing initiative to coordinate the efforts of Australian law enforcement in combating serious, complex and multi-jurisdictional high tech crimes
- CEOP - Child Exploitation and Online Protection
General - Centre (part of UK policing) is dedicated to eradicating the sexual abuse of children
- CEOP - Project: thinkuknow
General - Focuses on tackling the sexual abuse of children and includes resources you can use in the classroom or at home
- CEOP - Project: Virtual Global Taskforce
General / Reporting - A range of advice, information and support to both adults and children to protect themselves against child sex abusers.
- Cumbria Constabulary - Online Safety
General - Awareness initiative by the Cumbria Constabulary, UK. Includes safety advice and lists other online resources.
- HM Government - Project: Cyber Streetwise
General - An awareness campaign providing resources to improve the online safety behaviour and confidence of consumers and small businesses (SMEs).
- IACP - International Association of Chiefs of Police - ID Safety
General / Professionals - Provides resources and information to help consumers and law enforcement officials understand and respond to identity crime.
General - An introduction to the various threats and risks posed by criminal activity in IT environments and offers advice for private use of computers
- Kolkata Police - Cyber Campaign
General / Reporting - Awareness initiative by the Cyber Crime Cell of the Kolkata Police, India. Includes a discussion forum and form for reporting incidents.
- OAS - Department of Legal Cooperation
Professional / News - Resource portal to strengthen cooperation and information exchange among government experts from OAS member states with responsibilities in the area of cybercrime.
- PCeU - Police Central e-crime Unit
General - UK Metropolitan Police Service providing a national investigative response to the most serious incidents of cyber-crime.
- RCMP - ITCU Integrated Technological Crime Unit
General - ITCU is responsible for investigation, computer support, intelligence and prevention in Canada... Resources include Victims Assistance, Internet Safety and Prevention, and Cybercrime Trends
- UNODC - Cybercrime Repository
Professional - A central data repository of cybercrime laws and lessons learned for the purposes of facilitating the continued assessment of needs and criminal justice capabilities and the delivery and coordination of technical assistance.
- US FTC - Federal Trade Commission
General / Publications - Provides extensive resources and information on how to protect your privacy and identity online.
- US Presidency - ID Theft Task Force
General / Reporting - Resources from The President’s Task Force on Identity Theft
- USDHS - Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Cyber Crimes Center
Professionals - C3 state-of-the-art center offers cyber-crime support and training to federal, state, local and international law enforcement agencies.
- USDHS - OnGuard Online
General / Reporting - Provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information.
- USDHS - US-CERT United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team
General / Reporting - Cyber Security Tips describe and offer advice about common security issues for non-technical computer users
- USDOD - DC3 Defense Cyber Crime Center
Professionals / News - The DC3 sets standards for digital evidence processing, analysis, and diagnostics for any DoD investigation that requires computer forensic support to detect, enhance, or recover digital media...
- USDOJ - CCIPS Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section
General / News - The CCIPS is responsible for implementing the Department's national strategies in combating computer and intellectual property crimes worldwide.
- USDOJ - FBI - Safe Online Surfing
Educators / Children - A resource for teachers and series of games for children (Grades 3-8) to learn how to surf the internet safely
- USDOJ - FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
General - The FBI leads the national effort to investigate high-tech crimes... Resource includes an overview of Cyber Threats and Scams, and Protection.
- USDOJ - IC3 Internet Crime Complaint Center
General / Reporting - The IC3 serve as a vehicle to receive, develop, and refer criminal complaints regarding the rapidly expanding arena of cyber crime.
- USDOJ - IC3 Project: Looks Too Good To Be True.com
General - Resource information to educate and prevent consumers from becoming a victim of an Internet fraud scheme.
- USDOJ - Project Safe Childhood
General / News - A unified and comprehensive strategy to combat child exploitation. ...combines law enforcement efforts, community action, and public awareness. Includes news, special reports and other resources.
- USDOJ - RCFL Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory
Professionals - A full service forensics laboratory and training center devoted entirely to the examination of digital evidence in support of criminal investigations