This web page contains notes and resources from the Personal Cyber Security workshop as delivered at Unionlearn Conference, July 2018.
Try out this tool for estimating how long it would take a cracker to guess your password.
Read about Mira Modi, the seventh grader from New York City who sells strong, secure passwords.
If you are a BT Broadband customer you can check out the Password Manager True Key by Intel Security. Free for their customers.
Nowadays our computers, phones, and tablets are filled with personal information - but how can we keep that sensitive information out of the wrong hands?
In this workshop, you'll learn about the most common cyber security attacks, but more importantly, how to take steps to protect yourself. You'll see live demonstrations of attacks and learn how to spot them. These tips will help you feel more confident about using a computer safely. No technical knowledge is required.
Introduction to Personal Security
Password Security: how to pick a stong password
Social Engineering: this is the art of manipulating people so they give up confidential information. This is used by attackers because it’s much easier to exploit your natural inclination to trust someone rather than to hack your software.
Phishing: this is when someone attempts to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details, by masquerading as a trustworthy entity (such as a bank)
Contact Craig about booking this workshop for your members or staff.
We create and run a variety of digital skills workshops in a fun and social environment. Our training is informative, engaging, and interactive. No technical knowledge is required.
Personal Data Protection: How to store, share, and collect data securely
Social Media Security: Tips and advice about staying safe online when using social media
Personal Data Detox: Reducing your digital footprint online and taking a look at how websites collect your data
How To Be Irreplaceable In An Automated Workplace: Learn which jobs/ roles are likely to be replaced in the future and learn some basic programming skills to control a robot
Coding For The Web: Create your own digital website
Custom workshops are available on request.