Internet Safety Talks for Seniors

Internet Safety Talks for Seniors

Internet Safety Talks for Seniors

Senior Citizens are especially vulnerable when using the internet without online protection. 

70% of Seniors are online regularly. UK Police crime statistics indicate that seniors are up to three times more likely to fall victim to online scams.   

Of particular concern are Nigerian & other email scams (Cheap medicine, online begging, cries for support, payment scams), identity theft and investment scams.

Topics generally covered in our talks 

Our talks focus on the safety protocols for dealing with Revenue, Solicitors, Utilities, and Mobile Phone Companies. 

Furthermore, we discuss how to shop online and what protection you need. Never store your debit/credit card details in your browsers or store with suppliers even British Airways or RyanAir.

Using the internet from your PC or laptop

  • Online dating and social browsing
  • Banking online safely
  • How to book flights and conduct safe online shopping 
  • Is this website safe? Looking for trustworthy signals.
  • Dealing with Revenue, Hospitals, Government Services

Using Social Media - Facebook, Instagram

  • Tighten up internet security - share less details
  • Chrome for Social Media - Another browser for Banking, Shopping
  • Dating App’s - let's talk. Really talk.
  • Stranger danger - learn to block and stay safe online
  • Privacy settings - information sharing rules
  • Online reputation - presenting yourself properly. 

Tips for using your mobile phone

  • Camera uploads
  • Switch off in-app purchasing
  • Steps I can take now to protect myself
  • Using public WiFi safely
  • Mobile apps

What will Seniors get from these talks

  • Realize the importance of online threats to their wellbeing
  • 3 easy internet safety tips to improve their online protection immediately
  • Stop the internet taking advantage of them.
  • What’s the value of Online reputation
  • Securing their PC and Phone properly
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Be Secure Online - Internet Safety for Seniors

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