Avoiding Fraud & Scams – Cyber Awareness Training from Derbyshire Police and Rural Action Derbyshire

This is for anyone in Derbyshire who uses email and the internet (you don’t need to be a member of the network). It is a non-tech session, easy to follow, with guidance on how to protect yourself from fraud, and protect your online accounts. Derbyshire Police Cyber Crime Unit and Rural Action Derbyshire are running a free webinar on Tuesday 9th July 2024, 10.30-11.30am to warn the public of cybercrime, fraud and scams – and advise on how you can protect yourself and your accounts online.

This one-hour session will cover :

  • Device safety/protection
  • Password guidance and account security
  • Protecting your personal information
  • Using social media safely
  • Social Engineering and phishing emails/texts
  • Telephone and Letterbox Scams
  • Romance Fraud
  • Online shopping & Online banking safely
  • Where to report
  • Signposting to further sources of support and resources

To reserve your place, please follow this link to register Cyber Awareness. Avoiding Fraud & Scams. It’s a very short form (average time to complete is just over a minute!). You will then see a confirmation on screen, and Derbyshire Police Cyber Crime Unit will then send you a link to join on the morning of the 9th July.  Please contact Sam Tock if you have any queries: s.tock@ruralactionderbyshire.org.uk