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Fraud Awareness for Seniors Workshop

March 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

FREE

SESSION 1 (10-11:30am): Mass Marketing Fraud and Cybercrime Awareness

  • This session will focus on scams aimed at seniors and how to avoid them—including mass marketing fraud, identity theft, romance and other scams. Nearly 80% of mass marketing fraud is conducted by organized crime groups and is currently the 2nd most common criminal activity funding terrorist activities.

 

SESSION 2 (1-2:30pm): Passwords, Cyber Security & Beyond

  • Learn about the pros and cons of various anti-virus and computer security software and how to choose the best. Understand the importance of secure passwords, learn tips for easily creating and manually storing them, password manager software and the dangers of public WIFI.

FREE TO ALL

Please register for one or both sessions by: Wednesday, March 4th

*Why not come for lunch? Offered today is a $3 lunch sponsored by Dorchester Terrace (registration required; limited seating so book early). For more details see page 20.

 

Details

Date:
March 11
Time:
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cost:
FREE
Event Category:

Venue

Ingersoll Seniors Centre
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