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Cyber for Seniors (Watauga Active Senior Adult Center)
January 23 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ISSA Fort Worth Chapter members will provide cybersecurity for seniors overview at Watauga Active Senior Adult Center.
Older Americans are increasingly digitally savvy — but they are still a prime target for online scams.
Nearly half (42 percent) of adults ages 65 and older now own smartphones, a number that’s quadrupled in the last five years, according to a report by Pew Research Center conducted last year. Internet use by seniors has similarly jumped — and for the first time, half of older Americans have broadband at home.
But with all that access to technology comes the increased risk of becoming a victim of cybercrime.
Article Reference: https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/07/internet-safety-tips-for-seniors.html
Date: Thursday, January 23rd
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: 7901 Indian Springs Road, Watauga, Tx