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Cyber safety: Protecting your personal information

Join leading expert Dr Joanne Orlando to learn how to take control of your personal data.

Produced by the City of Sydney

Your information is valuable. But keeping your details safe online extends beyond banking data. The key is knowing what data is valuable, and why.

Join leading expert Dr Joanne Orlando to find out how to take control of your personal data, and why you need to treat your online information like you treat your money, protect it and don’t leave it lying around.

Forbes magazine recently reported that a file with 1.4 billion hacked passwords was found for sale online. Focusing on everyday activities like online shopping, free downloads, advertising and dating apps learn where data breaches occur. Dr Orlando will show you 10 effective ways to keep your details safe.

Trace how personal data is used by legitimate and illegitimate sources, and identify common errors we make. Manage your online presence and better understand cyber safety and security trends.

Learn ways to prevent identity theft and hacking and understand how personal data is used online. Find out what companies like Facebook, Amazon and Netflix are doing with personal information.

This 1-hour session includes time for questions and access to new resources developed by Dr Joanne Orlando.

About Dr Joanne Orlando
As a leading international expert on family and digital lifestyles, Joanne offers fresh perspectives and solutions on our digital lives. She’s a regular TV and radio presenter offering expert advice on the technology practices of adults and kids. Joanne is known for introducing new terms like ‘Sharenting,’ the implications of parents sharing images of their kids online and ‘Finsta’, Fake Instagram accounts. She is currently working on her third parenting book and also hosts online and face-to-face digital-parenting seminars and courses.

Booking recommended for this free session as places are limited.



Wednesday 31 July 2019 from 1pm to 2pm


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  • Sign language


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