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Cyber Security Training Lynton & Lynmouth

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Lynton and Lynmouth Reformed Church

Lee Rd

Lynton

EX35 6BS

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Devon Communities Together is working with Devon and Cornwall Police to develop free training courses to help voluntary organisation and local residents to understand online threats. This course takes place at Lynton & Lynmouth Reformed Church.

aims and objectives

During this course you will understand online threats including,

  • Overview of cybercrime at a local and national level
  • Types of cybercrimes
  • Social engineering - to include phishing, vishing and smishing
  • Your online footprint - information online about you which criminals can potentially exploit
  • Identifying phishing emails
  • Computer Service Fraud (fake Microsoft/BT etc calls) - we are continually seeing large numbers of victims falling for this each month, especially those in the over 60's age bracket
  • Dating and romance fraud (including sextortion) - crimes that victims often feel too embarrassed to report
  • Invoice redirection fraud and CEO spoofing
  • Ransomware
  • Password security - how to construct strong passwords
  • Data protection and the introduction of GDPR
  • Information and resources - where to get advice and help
  • Action Fraud - what do you do if you are a victim of cybercrime/fraud, where and how to report?

about your tutor

Laura Cowie,

Cyber Support Investigations Officer with Devon and Cornwall Police

Special Requirements

Please let Support Services know if there is anything that would affect your learning and if there is anything we can do to enable you to fully participate in our courses and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Call Support Services on 01392 248919 or email info@devoncommunities.org.uk

Cancellation Policy

In the event that this course does not reach the minimum required number to proceed we will contact you and offer a credit against the next available course, the option to book an alternative course or a refund.

By proceeding with this booking you are agreeing to this cancellation policy.

For any enquiries regarding booking and payment please contact our Training Administrator on 01392 248919

Become a member of Devon Communities Together to take advantage of our heavily discounted training rates for more info contact us by emailing info@devoncommunities.org.uk or calling 01392 248919

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