Webinars and ‘Training for Trainers’

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Last updated 9th February 2022.

As part of our Cyber Resilience and Accessible Formats project, we’re offering FREE webinars for members of the public and training for practitioners/organisations that support others.

All classes are free and open to the public.

The Training for Trainers sessions are for practitioners, volunteers or others who support people with low digital confidence.

We may be recording some sessions to share with attendees where this has been stated as an access requirement. Recordings won’t be available publicly. 

Online Safety Webinars

Classes are repeated twice – you only need to attend one of each! Please contact fundraising@lead.org.uk or call 0131 228 9441 with any questions.

 

How to Use Passwords

 

Monday 21st February, 1-2pm – *BSL interpreter attending*

Monday 28th February, 1-2pm

Do you sometimes find yourself stumped when coming up with a password for a new account? Not sure how you’re supposed to remember a different password for each one?

Join us for this 1 hour webinar where we’ll tell you how to create strong passwords and remember them so you can protect yourself from hackers online.

How to Protect Yourself Against Online Dangers

 

Tuesday 22nd February, 1-2pm- *BSL interpreter attending*

Tuesday 1st March, 1-2pm

Every day there’s a new warning about scams or viruses. It can be worrying logging into your computer not knowing if you’re safe against hackers.

In this 1 hour talk we’ll equip you with the knowledge you need to protect yourself against danger on the internet, including scams, viruses and hackers. By the end, you’ll feel more confident using the internet.

How to Recognise Online Scams

 

Wednesday 23rd February, 1-2pm- *BSL interpreter attending*

Wednesday 2nd March, 1-2pm

It can feel like scams are everywhere- in our email inboxes, on Facebook, shopping online and by text! Covid has also brought a host of new scams that are popping up everywhere and increasingly sophisticated.

Join us for a 1 hour class covering the commonest online, website and email scams out there and how you can recognise them.

What to do if something goes wrong online

 

Thursday 24th February, 1-2pm- *BSL interpreter attending*

Thursday 3rd March, 1-2pm

It’s horrible to think about what would happen if someone online stole your password, private information or even your money. But millions of pounds are lost each year due to internet scams and fraud.

This webinar will help prepare you for what to do if you think you’ve been victim of a scam. This information will be vital for minimising or avoiding personal and financial damage in the future. It means you can help your friends and family too.

Cyber Resilience Basics for Entrepreneurs

 

Friday 25th February, 1-2pm- *BSL interpreter attending*

Friday 4th March, 1-2pm

Setting up a business and looking to brush up on your cyber security knowledge? We’ll cover the basics of keeping yourself and your business safe online and look at some of the current scams affecting businesses.

How to Stay Safe on Social Media

 

Tuesday 1st March, 11am- *BSL interpreter attending*

Thursday 3rd March, 11am

We hear all the time about people being hacked or scammed on social media, sometimes even losing information or money. Join us for this 30 minute session where we’ll share our top tips so you can protect yourself and feel more confident that you’re using social media and the internet safely. We’ll use jargon-free language that everyone can understand. They’ll be time for you to share your experiences and ask questions from the knowledgeable tutor. Both of webinars will be the same so you only need to attend one!

North Lanarkshire: 6 Ways to Stay Safe Online!

 

Wednesday 2nd March, 11am

It feels like everything is online these days. It can help make our lives easier and keep us connected but there’s risks of having your information or even money stolen every time you log on. The good news is there’s easy steps you can take to keep yourself protected when using your phone, tablet or computer.

Join us for this 40 minute session where we’ll share our top tips so you can protect yourself and feel more confident that you’re using social media and the internet safely. We’ll use jargon-free language that everyone can understand. They’ll be time for you to share your experiences and ask questions from the knowledgeable tutor.

Training for Trainers

If you work for an organisation that has a group of practitioners interested in the training, please send us an email at fundraising@lead.org.uk. 

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Disclaimer: Lead Scotland is not liable for any damages arising from the use or inability to use the guidance that we provide in our website, training or provided in our other services. Lead Scotland is not liable for any action or decision taken as a result of using our website or our services. Lead Scotland provides links to other websites. Lead Scotland is not responsible for the content of external websites.

 

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