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CyberGenerations — the Senior Citizens’ Cyber Safety Initiative — is a program designed to equip senior citizens with the knowledge needed to stay protected from cyber crimes.

Topics covered in the program include:

-Introduction to Cybersecurity: Understand the importance of cybersecurity, browsing the web safely, and protecting personal information
-Password Management: Create strong passwords and maintain good password hygiene
-Common Internet Threats: Recognize and avoid malware and social engineering
-Internet Scams and Fraud: Recognize internet and phone scams, protect your identity, and shop online safely
-Social Media Safety: Understand the importance of good social media etiquette and utilization of privacy settings

The (ISC)² Hawaii Chapter Cybergenerations initiative is growing very quickly! We currently have 26 volunteers, and recently signed a partnership with “Kupuna U”, a virtual platform that provides classes to seniors, provided by Meals on Wheels, Lanakila Pacific, and the YMCA. Cybergenerations will be the latest addition to the Kupuna U lineup, providing weekly classes on a weekly basis. Our chapter is also involved in discussions for in-person workshops all over the island. The Cybergenerations program will be ongoing all year, and there is no cut-off date for volunteers! Email to sign up as a volunteer!

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