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Businesses and residents are invited to help the fight cyber crime, by taking part in an online discussion with the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU).

Craig Jones, head of the SEROCU Cyber Crime Unit, will be available along with other panellists, to speak to the public about how they can stay safe online and protect themselves from cyber criminals. He will be offering advice around online security and will share ‘warning signs’ that might mean that somebody is at risk online.

The Cover it Live session will be held on Wednesday, March 4 from 2-3pm. Anyone wishing to participate can submit their questions on Twitter using #SEROCUCyberCrime or by visiting SEROCU’s Cover it Live page on March 4.

Craig said: “We’re hoping that residents and businesses around the South East will really take advantage of this opportunity to engage with us about a topic that is becoming increasingly important to all of us; online safety and cyber security.

“We’re encouraging members of the public to submit their questions beforehand on Twitter using #SEROCUCyberCrime or tweeting us @SouthEastROCU

“We will be trying to answer as many questions as possible, so please get involved. To take part on the day and see our responses, visit http://bit.ly/SEROCUcil”

Malware clean-up tools for businesses and members of the public, as well as information and advice on many aspects of online safety, are available at www.cyberstreetwise.com and www.getsafeonline.org Online crime can be reported at www.actionfraud.police.uk”