Online Safety

Do I need anti-virus software?

Family with computerIt is recommended that all computer users employ virus protection software in order to protect themselves from malicious software.

There are a number of anti-virus packages available, some of which are free and some of which need to be paid for.

Computer users who do not use any form of anti-virus software are at a far greater risk of seeing their computer infected by viruses or other malicious software.

For more information on staying safe online, visit the Get Safe Online website.

Get Safe Online raises awareness of internet security, and helps individuals and smaller businesses in the UK to use the internet confidently and safely.