Gila Community College is hosting a free 1-hour seminar and slideshow on “Protecting Yourself, Your Computer, and Your Identity” presented by Norbert “Bob” Gostischa, information technology security expert, at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 7 in Room 301 of the Payson Campus of Gila Community College.
He will simplify, clarify and demystify your computer, making your Internet experience a safe one.
• Protect yourself from viruses, worms, Trojans, root kits and bot nets
• Computing safety tips
• How to spot phishing attempts and ransomware
• How to recover when your e-mail account has been hijacked
• E-mail etiquette
• Social networking safety tips
• Software installation safety tips
• Using free software to create layered protection
• Features and benefits of free anti-virus programs
• Android Smartphone and tablet safety and protection
For more information, call (928) 468-8039, or visit the campus at 201 N. Mud Springs Road.