Incidents of identity theft, compromised systems, and data theft seem to dominate the news these days. Minimize the chance of an internet mishap and learn how you can be on-guard online to help protect your information, your computer, even yourself.

Attend Protect Yourself Online! a free workshop that will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at Mid Oregon Credit Union, 1386 NE Cushing Drive in Bend. Presenter will be Ray Spreier, Mid Oregon Credit Union CIO. To register for this workshop, call (541) 382-1795. Refreshments will be served.

With some awareness and a just a few of the right tools, you can enjoy your computer with confidence and stay connected without worry. Topics at this popular and informative workshop will include:

  • Taking a ‘Defense in Depth’ approach to protecting yourself
  • ABCs of Firewalls
  • Antivirus and spyware protection
  • Secure and anonymous web browsing
  • Securing email
  • Internet safe practices
  • Securing laptop computers and portable devices
  • Recognizing intrusion and phishing attempts

For additional information and tips on protecting yourself online, visit Mid Oregon Credit Union’s Security and Fraud Center to stay informed about the latest fraud risks, and more importantly be aware of what you can do to protect yourself from becoming a victim of fraud or identity theft.