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Stay Safe Online

Stay Safe Online

This course helps you stay safe when you are using your phone, Apple iPad, Android Tablet or computer.

Fraudsters have been conning people out of their money and possessions for centuries, but these days technological advances have given them even more ways to deceive and cheat you, and relieve you of your money.  By using the phone or Internet they can do so without your knowing anything about who they are, or their whereabouts – most likely they are not even in the UK.

Course Objectives

This course covers all phone and computer types (including handheld).  This course is to help you protect yourself and your computer!

Your main defences are:

● Protect yourself.  Be very suspicious. “Don’t trust anybody!”

● Protect your device to prevent someone installing malicious software, so called malware, ie viruses, trojans etc
Where appropriate, suitable software or Apps will be mentioned.

It is a practical hands-on course with exercises, such as checking the strength of your password.  

Stay Safe Online

2 hours

Prerequisites

Please bring your Apple iPad or Android tablet or Windows laptop. You may also bring your iPhone or Android smart phone.

There will be laptops you can use if you cannot bring a computer of your own.