While the web has benefited society greatly in how we share knowledge, run our businesses, or simply stay in touch with friends and family, the risks that the web both faces and poses are unquestionable.

Every day seems to come with new headlines and revelations about the perils of the web – the rise of fake news, the potential for online grooming or radicalisation, or the use of big data to profile our every move.

How much of this is hyperbole and how much is of genuine concern? How do we sort the fact from the fake? And how do we take steps to better protect ourselves and our societies online?