Cyber Academy

** FULL - Fall Cyber Academy class:
Sep 27 - Oct 25, 2016 **

Check back for future classes

The crime prevention experts at Peel Regional Police have developed a unique cyber related course for parents, caregivers, educators and other professionals.  The Cyber Academy is delivered over five evenings, 2.5 hours each evening for a total of 12.5 hours of instruction and is designed to teach participants how to avoid the risks on the following:

  • COMPUTER SECURITY (passwords, home networking, malware, viruses, spam)
  • CYBER-FRAUD   (identity theft, phishing, recognizing a scam)
  • INTERNET CHILD EXPLOITATION  (child pornography ,on-line luring)
  • DOMESTIC HUMAN TRAFFICKING (case studies in Peel Region involving prostitution, recruitment of     victims, & identifying characteristics of traffickers)
  • SOCIAL MEDIA  (positive & negative aspects of social media, safer online strategies)
  • CYBER-BULLYING   (bullying on digital mediums, recognizing the signs, resources)
  • MEDIA ADDICTION  (Are you hooked?)
  • EXTREMISM-UNDERSTANDING & AWARENESS (propaganda & recruitment via social media platforms; recognizing behavioural identifiers)

Space is limited on a first come first served basis. Due to some subject matter, registrations are available to anyone 18 years of age & older who live, work or visit in Peel Region.

Only registered guests are permitted to attend. Proficiency in the English language is essential & some computer skills are beneficial.

The Cyber Academy is FREE of charge.

Session 1....Tuesday, Sep 27.....7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Session 2....Tuesday, Oct 04....7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Session 3....Tuesday, Oct 11....7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Session 4....Tuesday, Oct 18....7:00p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Session 5....Tuesday, Oct 25....7:00p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

* All required sessions must be attended to receive a certificate.*

2016 CYBER Academy poster - Sep 27 - Oct 25

Location: All sessions will be held at the Emil V. Kolb Centre for Police Excellence at 180 Derry Road East, Mississauga, in the Auditorium.  For map, click here.

Click to Register online.

For more information you can contact Cst. Heather Cannon at 905-453-2121 extension 4021 or e-mail