The Office of the eSafety Commissioner is hosting free webinar presentations to help older Australians stay safe online.
Running from 10-20 July, through their Be Connected program, these webinars aim to help the four million older Australians that are keen to improve their digital literacy, but want help addressing online safety concerns.
- Safer online shopping, banking and public Wi-Fi access.
- Can you spot a scam?
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner is hosting free webinar presentations to help older Australians stay safe online. It’s our way of helping the 4 million older Australians that are keen to improve their digital literacy, but want help addressing online safety concerns*.
They will be offering presentations on two topics. Bookings are limited so don’t miss out!
Safer online shopping & banking
For many Australians, a connected lifestyle includes the convenience of online shopping and banking, however, privacy and security concerns can stop older Australians from enjoying the same experience. In this 50 minute webinar you’ll learn:
- how to safely buy and pay for things online
- how to do everyday banking safely online
- tips on how to use public Wi-Fi safely.
“can you spot a scam “
Following their successful pilot in May, they are once again offering our online scams presentation to help older Australians spot a fake when they see one. In this 1 hour webinar you’ll learn:
- the most common scams targeting older Australians
- tips on how to spot them
- what to do or not do
- who to speak to when you need help.
- Webinar presentations require a minimum number of participants to run. If necessary, the Office reserves the right to cancel the session due to low numbers.
- You will receive confirmation of your booking via email.
*Source: Office of the eSafety Commissioner research report: Older Australians – attitudes and barriers to digital participation (May 2018).