Protect Yourself, Your Computer, Identity


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.


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