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Saturday
Jul 14
Getting Started with Virtual Machines
Free Geek

Learn how to set up your own Virtual Machine at home.

Recommended Prerequisites: Must be familiar with basic networking and the Linux Command Line.

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Saturday
Jun 30
Social Media Privacy
Free Geek

Are you one of the one billion people using Facebook today?

With news of companies like Cambridge Analytica, we are increasingly aware of how our personal lives and contact information are used by social media companies. Now it's time to get educated and protect ourselves!

Join Free Geek for a deep dive into what you need to know to use social media like Facebook as privately as possible.

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Friday
Oct 13, 2017
Intro to Digital Privacy & Safety
Free Geek

From high-profile data breaches to advertising that follows you around the internet… There are plenty of reasons to be concerned about digital safety and privacy. This introductory class will help you understand online privacy and security threats, how they work, and how to avoid problems. You'll leave with a toolkit of resources for staying safe online.

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Saturday
Oct 21, 2017
Intermediate Digital Privacy & Safety
Free Geek

You already know a few online safety practices, but you’d like to go further! Learn about encrypted communication, email and mobile privacy, and more. This class provides tools and resources to navigate the web securely.

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Thursday
Oct 26, 2017
Intro to Digital Privacy & Safety
Free Geek

From high-profile data breaches to advertising that follows you around the internet… There are plenty of reasons to be concerned about digital safety and privacy. This introductory class will help you understand online privacy and security threats, how they work, and how to avoid problems. You'll leave with a toolkit of resources for staying safe online.

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Saturday
Dec 9, 2017
Digital Privacy: Identifying Holiday Scams
Free Geek

Is that holiday deal too good to be true? It just might be. In this special workshop, you’ll learn how to identify and protect yourself from classic online scams like phishing, too-good deals and fake delivery emails.

This workshop will help you understand online threats, how they work, and how to avoid problems. You’ll leave with the tools and resources to navigate the web securely.

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Saturday
Jan 20
Intermediate Digital Privacy & Safety
Free Geek

You already know a few online safety practices, but you’d like to go further! Learn about encrypted communication, email and mobile privacy, and more. This class provides tools and resources to navigate the web securely.

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Saturday
Feb 17
Digital Privacy Primer
Free Geek

Join us for an important online safety workshop. Learn how digital privacy works (or doesn't!) and learn how to get started with password managers, encrypted communication, email and mobile privacy tools, and more. We all need this information. Everyone is welcome. Come learn with Free Geek!

This workshop is offered every third Saturday of the month. The full title is "Intermediate Digital Privacy & Safety." Class is held in the Free Geek meeting room.

Find all of Free Geek's classes at freegeek.org/education.

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Saturday
Mar 17
Digital Privacy Primer
Free Geek

Join us for an important online safety workshop. Learn how digital privacy works (or doesn't!) and learn how to get started with password managers, encrypted communication, email and mobile privacy tools, and more. We all need this information. Everyone is welcome. Come learn with Free Geek!

You must register via Eventbrite to attend: http://privacyprimer.eventbrite.com

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Saturday
Apr 21
Digital Privacy Primer
Free Geek

Join us for an important online safety workshop. Learn how digital privacy works (or doesn't!) and learn how to get started with password managers, encrypted communication, email and mobile privacy tools, and more. We all need this information. Everyone is welcome. Come learn with Free Geek!

You must register via Eventbrite to attend: http://privacyprimer.eventbrite.com

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Saturday
May 19
Digital Privacy Primer
Free Geek

Join us for an important online safety workshop. Learn how digital privacy works (or doesn't!) and learn how to get started with password managers, encrypted communication, email and mobile privacy tools, and more. We all need this information. Everyone is welcome. Come learn with Free Geek!

You must register via Eventbrite to attend: http://privacyprimer.eventbrite.com

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Friday
Jun 8
Intro to Social Engineering
Free Geek

This class is designed to teach you how to recognize and safely avoid scams. By the end of this class, students will have an understanding of:

  • What social engineering is
  • How to detect scams
  • The importance of strong passwords

This class is ideal for anyone who is comfortable using a computer for email, and web browsing, but concerned about online safety.

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Saturday
Jun 16
Digital Privacy Primer
Free Geek

Join us for an important online safety workshop. Learn how digital privacy works (or doesn't!) and learn how to get started with password managers, encrypted communication, email and mobile privacy tools, and more. We all need this information. Everyone is welcome. Come learn with Free Geek!

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Understanding the Internet of Things
Free Geek

What is the Internet of Things (IOT)? How does this emerging technology change our understanding of online privacy and safety? What do we need to know to use and embrace this technology safely? Will our fridges and watches be used to hack into our houses?

Join us at Free Geek for this special workshop!

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