Below is a list of external websites, including national and international governmental agencies, offering excellent advice and information on how to best to protect your data and stay safe online.

An Garda Siochana

Ireland's National Police Service website has a large number of important information and documentation on protection on crime and fraud prevention. See for more information.

Cyber Crime

An Garda Síochána have a dedicated Q&A section on their website covering many aspects of Cyber Crime, 'Cold Calling' scams and who to contact if you are a victim to these types of crime. See here for more information.

Fraud Prevention

The Banking & Payment Federation Ireland have a dedictated website on Fraud Prevention called See here for more information.

Europol Cyber Awareness & Prevention Guides

Europol, the European Union's law enforcement agency, have a host of information on their website on topics of cyber crime, cyber security, spyware, malware,and fraud scams. See here for more information.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is a new set of data protection laws that will replace the existing data protection framework and will be enforcable across all EU member states from 25th May 2018. GDPR will change the way individuals and organisations handle personal data. The Data Protection Commissioner, who is tasked with overseeing compliance of this Regulation in Ireland, has developed the site to help individuals and organisations prepare for this change. See here for more information