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Avoiding Scams & Frauds: Cybersecurity for Individuals

Wed, December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Today’s world of interconnected services and information make everyone vulnerable to hacks, scams, fraud, misinformation and data theft. Technology expert Virginia F. Talamo discusses strategies to protect devices or information from online and email threats.

Register online.

Learn how to:

  • identify the most prolific threats and self-protect;

  • explore profiles of individuals most susceptible to these threats;

  • deploy software/strategies that will guard against these attacks.

Questions to be answered include: How vulnerable are you to cybercrime? How to understand the three most critical tips that will protect you from scams over 90% of the time? What are the six simple, but critical steps to protect your computer? How to protect yourself on social media? What are common health care hoaxes and how to protect against them?

Virginia Talamo has spent 20 years as an IT Manager in Price Waterhouse, Coopers & Lybrand and Clairol in tax and financial services. Recently, she is an independent consultant primarily designing websites for small financial companies. Her experience includes installing and supporting hardware, overseeing programming projects, writing and teaching end-use classes and managing help desk functions.

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Date:
Wed, December 4
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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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