/en/crimeprevention/cyberacademy.asp Cyber Academy - Peel Regional Police

Cyber Academy

** Spring Cyber Academy class is now FULL **

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, spam, privacy)
  • CYBER-FRAUD   (identity theft, phishing, recognizing a scam)
  • INTERNET CHILD EXPLOITATION  (child pornography, online 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, Mar 21.....7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Session 2....Tuesday, Mar 28....7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Session 3....Tuesday, Apr 4....7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Session 4....Tuesday, Apr 11....7:00p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Session 5....Tuesday, Apr 18....7:00p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

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

2017 CYBER Academy poster -Mar21-Apr18

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.

Class is FULL - Online Registration is now closed.

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