Thursday, 03 March 2022 12:30

Shaker Pointe to Host Cyber Safety Seminar for Seniors

WATERVILET — Shaker Pointe, an active living community for individuals 55 and older, is hosting a seminar for tech-savvy seniors, “Cyber Safety, How to Keep Safe in a Connected World,” on March 29 in the Founders Room. 

Residents at Shaker Pointe are more connected to technology now than ever, utilizing the internet for a variety of purposes including keeping in touch with family, accessing the resident portal, competing in online bowling leagues, and streaming movies. 

The cyber safety seminar will feature Center for Internet Security Vice President of Operations James Globe. The Center is a local community-driven nonprofit whose mission is to make the connected world a safer place. 

Globe’s presentation will cover best practices for safely browsing the web and online shopping, the importance of passwords, email safety, and keeping cellphones and other electronic devices protected. 

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