Phishing Scams: Staying Safe Online

March 14, 2024
1:00 – 2:00 PM

Participants will learn how to recognize phishing scams and helpful prevention tips to protect themselves when navigating the digital world. During this workshop, Connected Canadians’ facilitator will discuss the different types of common phishing scams, the telltale signs you may have encountered each type of phishing attempt, and how to handle each attempt moving forward to help protect more folks online.

Webinar provided with an ASL Interpreter

Speakers

Jesse
Jesse Smith

Accessibility and Dementia Lead, Technology Mentor & Instructor, Connected Canadians

Jesse is an educator and hospitality professional with 20 years of client-facing experience. He holds an MA in religious studies and theology and is currently completing a Ph.D. in theology. Earlier in his career, Jesse worked with students at Saint Paul University and the Atlantic School of Theology, delivering digital courses and workshops using a variety of software tools.
He has also previously served as a minister and currently sits on the governing board of the Canadian Council of Churches. A versatile educator, Jesse has held management positions in a variety of hospitality venues, including four-star hotels and Canada’s National Arts Centre. Jesse’s teaching style is as varied as the subjects he has taught, which include puppeteering, flatwater canoeing, ethics, and mixology. He recently moved from Ottawa to New Brunswick with his wife and two sons..
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