Online Safety and Privacy

Facilitator: David Juniper

The online realm is filled with threats including hackers, malware and identity theft. Social Media companies such as Facebook sell users’ personal data to the highest bidder, thereby making you the product in a highly lucrative business. How do you stay safe and maintain your privacy in such a rapidly changing environment? This course covers the principal ways one can remain safe while working online. Topics include customizing your social media account, password management, browser customization and virtual private networks.

Topics Covered:

Topics include customizing your social media account, password management, browser customization and virtual private networks.

Learning Outcomes:

After taking this course, the student will:

  • Create secure passwords and choose an efficient password manager that meets their needs
  • Customize their browser to offer the degree of privacy and security they require
  • Explain how a virtual private network functions and make an informed decision as to whether or not to use one
  • Practice secure email strategies to keep their communications and identity safe
  • Customize their social media settings to maximize their privacy

 

 

Course Dates: Online Safety and Privacy

Start Date:Oct 11, 2018
End Date:Oct 12, 2018
Delivery:15 hours, Classroom
Delivery Day(s)/Time(s):Thu, Oct 11, 2018 9:00am - 4:30pmFri, Oct 12, 2018 9:00am - 4:30pm
Price:$295.00 + GST
Instructor:David Juniper
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Start Date:Jan 24, 2019
End Date:Jan 25, 2019
Delivery:15 hours, Classroom
Delivery Day(s)/Time(s):Thu, Jan 24, 2019 9:00am - 4:30pmFri, Jan 25, 2019 9:00am - 4:30pm
Price:$295.00 + GST
Instructor:David Juniper
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