Protect yourself online

Incidents of identity theft, compromised systems and data theft seem to dominate the news these days. Minimize the chance of an internet mishap and learn how you can be on-guard online to help protect your information, your computer, even yourself.

Attend “Protect Yourself Online,” a free workshop that will be held on Tuesday, June 21, at 6 p.m. at Mid Oregon Credit Union, 1386 NE Cushing Drive in Bend. The presenter will be Ray Spreier, Mid Oregon Credit Union CIO.

With some awareness and just a few of the right tools, you can enjoy your computer with confidence and stay connected without worry. Topics at this popular and informative workshop will include:

Taking a ‘defense in-depth’ approach to protecting yourself
ABCs of firewalls
Antivirus and spyware protection
Secure and anonymous web browsing
Securing email
Internet safe practices
Securing laptop computers and portable devices
Recognizing intrusion and phishing attempts

To register for this workshop, call 541-382-1795 or email Refreshments will be served. For more information about Mid Oregon Credit Union, visit their website at

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