May 20th General Meeting

Security Issues

Security Issues

Keeping you and your equipment safe

Viruses, trojans, key-loggers, identity theft, and other such dangers are an ever-present threat to our security, our computers, and our peace of mind. During this month’s meeting, we’ll discuss ways to safeguard ourselves, covering topics such as:

    Internet: viruses and other malware, identity theft
    Passwords and IDs: 1Password and other strategies
    Encryption and how to use it effectively
    When to download updates
    How to recognize phishing
    Physical security – protection against theft
    Apple’s new security procedures for your Apple ID

Use Security and be smart or Be An Easy Target

Bring your questions for the roundtable discussion, including special guests Barry Rein and Bruce Gerson.

Regular Features

Apps & Traps – Our essential monthly feature on interesting new products and services for iOS and OS X, brought to you by Dave Whitby.

Apple News & Updates


Our rewarding Monthly Prize Drawing includes a copy of ESET Cyber Security, a copy of ESET Cyber Security Pro, and an EMTEC 32GB flash drive. Don’t forget: members receive one free ticket for our drawing. Bring a guest and get another free ticket! Support our group and increase your chances of winning some goodies – drawing tickets are $1.00 each or six for $5.00. The odds are great that you can be a winner!

The meeting will be held at the Pasadena Public Library Main Branch Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. Following the general meeting, we have our informal Meeting after the Meeting at Coco’s Restaurant, 77 N. Lake Ave. (between Colorado Blvd. and Holly St.).

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