Advice about online security and suspicious or bogus emails and websites

Advice about staying secure online and recognising and reporting suspicious or bogus emails and websites when dealing with DWP.

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This guidance provides advice on staying secure online when dealing with DWP. It includes advice on:

  • identifying and reporting suspicious websites and emails, such as ‘phishing’
  • disclosing personal information
  • protecting yourself online
  • what DWP is doing to keep you safe online
Published 22 May 2013