HALTON POLICE – SCAMS PRESENTATION
Convenor: Ruth Gagnon, Activities Chair
The Halton Police are coming back to give us an update on what’s going on in the world of Cyber Security and Safety. Two of Halton’s Regional Police will be sharing what the police are seeing and how to deal with various SCAMS and Cyber Security Tips. Both officers are Older Adult Abuse Investigators and also deal in financial crime and with vulnerable persons
Here is an excerpt from their website on what we will be hearing about:
The internet and social media have become permanent fixtures in our lives. While no online security system is perfect, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has developed some simple tips and steps you can take to protect you, and your information, while online.
Criminals are inventive and adapt their methods in order to identify potential victims and access their personal information. Most online criminals are scammers trying to trick people into giving them money or account access.
Many of the current frauds and scams including on-line relationships, banking tips and on-line shopping will be discussed.
There are a number of simple steps that you can take to help protect you and your loved ones from various cybercrimes.
We will be hearing a wide range of tips from Smart Social Media Practices, Wi-Fi Security, Online Safety for Children, Secure Computers and much more!