Gone Phishing

May 20, 2024

Enable Art Studio

508 S College Ave, College Place, WA

6:15 – 7:15pm

Join us on May 20 at the Enable Art Studio from 6:15 – 7:15pm as we work towards understanding and combating email phishing, a critical skill in safeguarding your online security. This session, focused on the intricacies of email phishing, is designed to provide you with the knowledge and tools needed to recognize, avoid, and react to these deceptive threats.

We’ll begin with the basics – defining what email phishing is and how it has become one of the most common forms of online fraud. You’ll learn about the various types of phishing attacks, including spear-phishing and whaling, and how they can affect individuals and organizations. We’ll delve into real-life examples to illustrate how phishing scams are crafted and deployed by cybercriminals.

Next, we move on to the practicalities: how to spot the telltale signs of a phishing email. This includes understanding the subtle clues in email addresses, language, and layouts that can alert you to danger. We’ll also discuss the psychology behind these scams, giving you insight into why and how they can be convincing.

We’ll cover the steps to take if you suspect you’ve received a phishing email or, worse, have fallen victim to one. This includes immediate actions to protect your personal information and prevent further damage.

The class isn’t just about defense; we’ll also explore proactive measures you can take to fortify your online presence, such as practicing safe browsing habits and using a password manager.

Whether you’re a novice to the online world or someone with a basic understanding of email security looking to deepen your knowledge, this class will equip you with essential skills to navigate the digital landscape safely.

Join us for this crucial session on email phishing. Empower yourself with the knowledge to stay one step ahead of cybercriminals and protect your personal information from falling into the wrong hands.