THE Peel Regional Police Crime Prevention Bureau is offering a highly successful learning session for interested community members. The Cyber Academy is open to persons 18 years of age and older who either live, work or play in the Region of Peel.
The academy is delivered over four consecutive weeknights, and will teach parents, grandparents, educators and other professionals how to avoid the risks of identity theft, on-line luring and a host of other topics.
The academy is free of charge. Seating is limited and will be awarded on a first-come/first-served basis. A certificate will be presented at the completion of all four sessions.
Lectures in the Cyber Academy* will include:
- Computer Safety: passwords, firewalls, viruses, spam, phishing
- Cyber-bullying using digital mediums
- On-Line Fraud: identity theft scams etc.
- On-Line Predators: Who’s watching/following you on-line
*Due to the subject matter, this academy is available to only those who are eighteen years of age or older.
WHAT: Peel Regional Police Cyber Academy
WHERE: Emil V. Kolb Centre for Police Excellence
180 Derry Road East, Mississauga
WHEN: Tuesday January 20
Tuesday January 27
Tuesday February 3
Tuesday February 10
TIME: 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. each night
Apply for the Cyber Academy on line at www.peelpolice.ca/en/
You can contact Sergeant Jay Hodgson at 905-453-2121, ext. 4020, for other crime prevention strategies.