Learn how to stay safe online: Identify scams and protect yourself (Melbourne North West)

Details

Date 01 Oct 2020

Time 14:00 PM

Contact

Vision Australia Sunshine

Address , Melbourne North West , VIC

Phone 03 8378 1100

Email sunshinevic@visionaustralia.org

Overview

Join our live online six-part series to learn about how to stay safe online.

Discover how to identify scams and how to protect yourself, while engaging in various online activities such as email, social media, online shopping and banking.

Run by our Assistive Technology specialists, you can join from the safety and convenience of your own home, and can ask questions throughout the sessions.

Topic details are outlined further below.

Dates and times:

Please let us know if you would like to join the Monday, Tuesday or Thursday group as outlined below.

Thursdays:

10:30am to 11:30am

October 1, 8, 15, 22

Bookings:

Places are limited. Once you book, our team will then get back to you to confirm your spot.

To book:

Session details:

Session 1: Why do I need to protect myself online?

  • Threats you might face online
  • Security software
  • How you can protect yourself online 

Session 2: Watch out for scams

  • Learn about the different types of scams and how to identify them
  • What to do if you’re a victim of a scam, or a computer virus, and actions to take

Session 3: Staying safe on social media

  • Learn about how to safe online while using social media.

Session 4: Email Safety

  • Learn about how to stay safe while using email.

Session 5: Online Shopping

  • Tips for buying online.
  • How to search/pay for things online.
  • Learn how to keep yourself safe when shopping online.

Session 6: Online Banking

  • Learn safety tips for when doing your banking and paying your bills online.

How to join:

This program is run online, so you can join from your own home.

It's simple to join!

Once you have booked, you will receive a link to click on when the session starts.

If you like, our help desk can support you in getting set up, just mention it when making your booking.

Cost:

This series can be funded through your NDIS plan, My Aged Care or privately funded.

Please contact us if you would like to know how to arrange funding.

Bookings:

Places are limited. Once you book, our team will then get back to you to confirm your spot.

To book: