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Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is hosting a free public program on cybersecurity, focused on protecting personal information online. The event will feature a presentation from the U.S. Secret Service on detecting and avoiding scams, making safe online purchases, and protecting bank records, as well as hands-on activities for seniors to test their knowledge of cyber threats.

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Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is hosting a free public program on cybersecurity at their Richland campus. The event, scheduled for Friday from 1 to 3 p.m., is open to anyone who wants to learn about protecting personal information online, with a focus on senior citizens.

The program will feature a presentation from the U.S. Secret Service, covering topics such as how to detect and avoid scams, make safe online purchases, and protect bank records. There will also be hands-on activities for seniors to test their knowledge of cyber threats.

Greg Paonessa, instructor of computer technology, hopes that attendees will leave the event more knowledgeable about cybersecurity. Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is part of the PC4A Consortium, which aims to support and strengthen the nation’s cybersecurity workforce.


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