TVP – cyber security advice/training

Thames Valley Police have advised they are running a couple of sessions covering cyber security. The sessions lasts for one hour, and there will be 30 minutes at the end for questions.

It is based on advice from the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) on securing laptops, smartphones and other devices.This includes creating strong passwords with Multi-Factor Authentication, shopping securely online and reporting suspicious emails.

The presenter will be Mark Godsland who is a Cyber Protect Officer with Thames Valley Police. He regularly runs information sessions on Cyber Security across Berks, Bucks and Oxon, and has a wealth of knowledge on the subject.

The first session is online using Zoom and the second at a local community centre. Details are:

Zoom session – Tuesday 2nd November – 7pm to 8.30pm

Face to face session – Wednesday 24th November – 12 noon to 1.30pm
(New Priestwood Community Centre, Bracknell)

Attendance will be limited to registered participants.

If you would like to attend one of the sessions please email [email protected]

If you are interested but can’t make it, TVP have indicated the session can be repeated either online or at local venues if there is enough demand. Let them know with any suggestions for dates, and venue if you prefer the face to face training.

Future events:

TVP would also be interested to hear about other events that would be of interest. One event planned in the future is “recognising and dealing with scams”, presented by Trading Standards. Are there any other subjects that you would like to be covered?

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