On Friday, March 3, 2017, after Salat al-Isha (8:00pm), speaker Br. Rafeeq Rahman will present a short informational session on the importance of protecting oneself in our digital age.
The Internet technologies, Mobile Devices, and Social Media have enabled unprecedented connectivity for people across the globe. Like it or not, we are on the network 24x7 every day. People may forget eating but they don’t forget charging their devices! While these technologies have brought conveniences to our lives, this phenomenon has also exposed weaknesses in our systems. Organized criminals have found cyber world an easy means to harm innocent people.
This short informational session will cover Scams, Fake News, Viruses, Phishing, Social Media, Online Bullying, Safeguarding Families in the Age of Hyper Connectivity and help you understand these issues as well as simple steps to protect yourself and your families. Learn how to keep your devices safe from viruses, how to spot fake emails and not fall victim to scammers, how not to visit questionable web sites, and other basic rules for fighting online crime.
About the Speaker
Br. Rafeeq Rehman is an Executive Consulting Advisor at a global consulting firm. He has written over 5 books on various subjects and available at Amazon. He is a computer scientist, author, and blogger on matters related to information security and risk management..