The Power of Prevention: How to Safeguard Yourself Against Cybercrime

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The purpose of the webinar is to provide education and awareness of the tactics used by scammers and how individuals can improve their online security posture to better safeguard their personal and financial information. 

Topic Areas to be addressed:

  • What is cybercrime
  • Social media scams
  • Common tactics used by scammers
  • How to protect yourself on social media platforms
  • Interactive scenarios to test your knowledge
  • Building a foundation of security to protect your personal and financial information
    • What is multi-factor authentication
    • Creating strong passphrases
    • Implementing automatic updates
    • Updating privacy and security settings
    • Identifying Phishing attempts

A brochure entitled “A Starter Guide to Staying Safe Online” will be available to registered attendees following the event.


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Ally Armeson, Military & Veteran Program Director at Cybercrime Support Network (CSN). CSN is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to serve individuals and small businesses impacted by cybercrime by mobilizing them to do three things: recognize, report, and recover. 


Deadline for registration is June 1, 2023

Webinar Sponsors:

NDSU Extension

The mission of NDSU Extension is to empower North Dakotans to improve their lives and communities through science-based education.  For more information, visit: https://www.ndsu.edu/agriculture/extension

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The mission of the Dakota Digital Academy is to provide access to digital-cyber oriented education, training, certificates, and knowledge produced by the collaborative North Dakota University System of eleven campuses, in partnership with select business and corporate partners.   More information can be found on our website:  https://dda.ndus.edu

AARP North Dakota logo

The mission of ND AARP works to improve the lives of those 50+ and their families. By fighting on issues that matter to our members and providing trusted information, we’re helping North Dakotans live life to the fullest by advocating for health, financial security, lower Rx prices, guarding against fraud and identity theft, and connecting to opportunities to learn ,stay active, and have fun with purpose.  Discover more at aarp.org/nd or follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/AARPND.

Contact Information

Contact Information

Jane Strommen

Requests for accommodations related to disability should be made to the event contact person at least two weeks in advance of the event.