** 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.*
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 firstname.lastname@example.org