Flossmoor police training June 2016

Homewood-Flossmoor High School Information Services office will provide information on how to navigate computer security and protect personal and professional identities at a Thursday, Aug. 4, computer security workshop.

The program, open to the public, will begin at 6 p.m. in the high school’s technology lab in South Building. Participants should bring their mobile phones or laptops with them.

This workshop is free but registration is required and can be made at http://bit.ly/2ahE51O or by email at [email protected].

Steve Richardson, assistant director of Information Services at H-F, will lead the workshop. This course will help you:

•Understand the security risks involved in daily computer use, such as website logins and email messages.

•Understand and/or utilize two-factor authentication for one or more accounts.

•Understand and recognize the difference between phishing, malware and spyware.

•Understand how to set up basic security on a home network.

•Understand basic safeguards for personal identity theft. 

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