Staying safe online with your Apple Mac

Course Dates: 17/06/24
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location: Keeley Street
Cybersecurity doesn’t have to be complicated. Find out how to protect yourself, your Apple Mac and your most sensitive data in this short course.
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Staying safe online with your Apple Mac
  • Course Code: CMC34
  • Dates: 17/06/24 - 17/06/24
  • Time: 14:00 - 17:00
  • Taught: Mon, Daytime
  • Duration: 1 session
  • Location: Keeley Street
  • Tutor: Michael Harding

Course Code: CMC34

Mon, day, 17 Jun - 17 Jun '24

Duration: 1 session

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What is the course about?

We will cover the different types of current threats and risks that can damage your personal or business data and provide you with the necessary tools to protect your data. Learn how to use your security settings effectively, how to better protect your passwords and avoid being hacked. We'll show you how to adjust browser and email settings on your computer, as well as create stronger, more effective and safer passwords. We'll also explain in simple terms how hackers find you and exploit your online presence and how to minimise this risk.

What will we cover?

• How to set up your internet browser for safer online surfing
• Optimising your email programme to minimise online risk
• Understanding cookies and how your online browsing is watched
• How to devise a safer password strategy and how to store them safely and retrievably
• Virus and malware protection for Apple Mac computers.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• Identify different types of online risk and how to counter them
• Create a password protocol and store them for safer private access
• Install and maintain virus and malware software
• Optimise your computer settings for greater security.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This is an introductory course which requires familiarity with using the internet. You should have an Apple Mac computer and been comfortable going online and sending emails.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The class will be taught with a mixture of presentations and demonstration. Course notes will be provided.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

There are no additional costs added to this course.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

We run an extensive range of Apple Mac specific courses, please click here to view all our courses in the Technology area.

Michael Harding Tutor Website

Michael Harding was born in Canada, where he studied cinema and photography at Concordia University, Montréal, before moving to the UK. Since then, he has created striking images of architecture, art, people and landscapes for international blue-chip clients for their use in editorial, advertising and corporate applications. Michael’s work has won many industry awards, notably being selected in the Eleventh Association of Photographers Awards and further receiving a Merit Award in the Seventeenth Association of Photographers Awards. His work was selected for a Highly Commended Award in the Deutsche Bauzeitung “Visions in Architecture” European Architectural Photography prize. His work has been exhibited in both the United Kingdom and Canada. Michael has been Chairman, as well as President, of the Association of Photographers (AOP). The AOP is Europe’s most established organisation for professional photographers, working to ensure greater recognition for all professional photographers, as well as working to positively influence legislators in the UK and Europe for the benefit of all photographers.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.