Using the internet and email can be a great way to access information, keep in touch with family and friends, shop and even pay bills. But it’s important to be aware of safety issues that can arise, and be able to minimize and avoid those risks.
Delivered by our Access Technology Specialist, this four-part program, will show you how to identify and protect yourself against scams and cyber crime, and how to be safe when using the internet.
Session 1: Cyber safety
What online safety means, and the importance of understanding how to be safe online. Types of threats, how to identify them and protect yourself in a safe and secure manner.
Session 2: Scamming
How scammers operate and what to do if you’ve been scammed. You'll also learn about phone calls and text message scams.
Session 3: Device Safety
Learn about locking and passwords for your devices, and how to set up a program to protect your computer from viruses (no additional charge). You will also learn how to report spam or other cyber attacks.
Session 4: Real examples of cybercrime activities
Dates and times
Thursdays, 18, 25 February and 4, 11 March 2021.
Time (in your local time zone):
- NSW/VIC/TAS 12.30pm to 1.30pm
- QLD 11.30am to 12.30pm
- SA 12.00pm to 1.00pm
- NT 11.00am to 12.00pm
- WA 9.30am to 10.30am