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‘Cyber Security for Everyman’ workshop offered at Penn State Shenango

4/5/2013 —

Did you know that in today’s sophisticated world of cyber-crime, you don’t even have to click on anything to download
malware to your computer, tablet or mobile device? Just visiting the wrong website can lead to a sluggish machine
or loss of data.

 

The Technology Council of Northwest PA will host a workshop titled ‘Cyber Security for Everyman’ at Penn State Shenango
via video conference from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, in its Sharon Hall Room 215. The event is free to all Technology Council of NWPA members, as well at Penn State students, faculty and staff. Community members are invited
to attend the workshop for a fee of $15—checks should be made payable to the Technology Council of Northwest PA.

 

The cyber security workshop will cover threat identification, device risk overview, browser security, and protection/
encryption. Learn about the most recent threats to your personal stored data. From social engineering to drive-by malware,
Cyber Securityfor Everyman, presented by Peggy Considine, systems administrator, Office of Research Information
Systems,Penn State University, will outline common cyber threats, as well as techniques and applications you can
implement to avoid problems.

 

Registration required by contacting Lisa Bertin, instructor of information sciences and technology, at lrb19@psu.edu at
724-983-2908.

 

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