[Owasp-leaders] Security Awareness Materials

Colin Watson colin.watson at owasp.org
Tue Feb 5 08:45:19 UTC 2013

Some related sources of information for inspiration and or liaisons
are listed below. An international OWASP viewpoint resource with
training materials would be good.

Action Fraud
Definition of fraud, how to protect yourself and fraud reporting from
the National Fraud Authority.

Bank Safe Online
The UK banking industry's initiative to help online banking users stay
safe. Good description of the types of scams, how to identify scams
and how website users can help to protect themselves. Also facility to
report a scam or request advice.

Guidance, advice and tips for retailers and card holders on the types
of debit and credit card fraud. Some information from the police and
Home Office.

Awareness and understanding about digital citizenship for educators,
parents, carers and young people, from Childnet International.

Practical advice for consumers in the UK who are victims of
e-incidents such as e-crime.

Get Safe Online
Advice to UK consumers and small businesses on protecting their
computer, their own and their family's privacy and computer systems
when online. The excellent 10-minute guide for internet beginners
should be read by all internet users.

Identity Theft
Home Office's guide to identity theft. Information on how to protect
yourself and what to do if you think you are a victim.

OnGuard Online
US federal/industry site with advice for adults and children on using
the internet safely - "stop, think, click".

Stay Safe Online
International (US) website like the UK Get Safe Online from the
National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). Content quite North American
orientated, but useful as a comparison.

Think U Know
Internet help and advice for young people, parents and teachers
including ability to report abuse from the UK's Child Exploitation and
Online Protection Centre (CEOP).


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