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Learn How to Protect Yourself against Identity Theft


Data Privacy Seminar Offered by CCM Department of Information Technologies - Posted 1/14/16
The Department of Information Technologies at County College of Morris (CCM) will be holding a seminar on how to protect against identity theft on January 28.

The seminar, which is free and open to the public, takes place at 12:30 p.m. in Emeriti Hall, Room 209, on the college’s Randolph campus, 214 Center Grove Road. Those coming from off campus should park in Lot 1, 2 or 7. The seminar is being held as part of the national Data Privacy Day. Those interested in attending should register at
Seminar attendees will learn how to set their privacy and security settings on website services and devices, along with tips on what not to share online and steps to protect against identify theft through multi-factor authentication. Ways to check systems and devices for problems also will be covered.

This seminar is part of the “Stop. Think. Connect.” StaySafeOnline.org campaign, a national public awareness effort to convey that cyber security is a shared responsibility and each person has a part in keeping the Internet safe. As part of that effort, the Center for Cyber Security in the Department of Information Technologies at CCM is hosting this event to help educate students, faculty, staff and the public on data privacy issues.

CCM is serving as a leader in cyber security education in New Jersey and is the only community college in the state recognized as a certifying institution by the National Security Agency’s Committee on National Security Standards.

For more information on the national Data Privacy campaign, visit http://tinyurl.com/n3gsepv.

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