As part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the City of Fontana is offering workshops Oct. 22-24 to bring awareness to cybersecurity and to teach participants how they can help protect themselves from cyber attacks.
The workshops are on:
• Tuesday, Oct. 22 from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Don Day Community Center, 14501 Live Oak Avenue.
• Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Fontana Community Senior Center, 16710 Ceres Avenue.
• Thursday, Oct. 24 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Jessie Turner Center, 15556 Summit Avenue.
Attendees will learn how to create strong passphrases, how to spot and report a phishing scam, the importance of software updates, and more.
The workshops are open to all ages and do not require registration.
The cybersecurity outreach is part of a month-long awareness campaign which includes tips to be safe and secure online, along with weekly quizzes to test cybersecurity knowledge via the city’s social media accounts. There is currently a book display at the Lewis Library and Technology Center in Fontana promoting cybersecurity safety tips and books.
For more information about cybersecurity, visit www.fontana.org/cybersecurity.