Ask the experts
Find out about the latest fraud advice and information events.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, we are very limited in our scope to run in-person events but we are doing what we can to move these sessions online and ensure you don’t miss out on the most up-to-date fraud and safety advice.
If you would like to enquire about hosting your own virtual event with a speaker from North Yorkshire Police, please email: email@example.com
Details of our upcoming events and presentations from our previous few virtual events can be found below:
Tuesday 9 February 2021 – Ask the experts: how to keep safe online – click the links below to view presentations and info from the evening.
- Keeping Children Safe Online: Damien Ferrari, North Yorkshire Police Cyber Volunteer and Director of Krash Labs
- PC Liam Carter, North Yorkshire Police Cybercrime Unit. Here Liam gives his top tips for keeping safe online:
- Always use a separate secure password for your email account. Find out if your data has ever been compromised here: https://haveibeenpwned.com/
- Create a strong password using three dictionary words e.g GlassHouseMonkey – you can check your password strength here: https://howsecureismypassword.net/
- Save passwords into your browser or use a password manager – read more about password managers
- Enable two factor (or Multifactor) authentication – read more on MFA
- Keep apps and software up to date
- Make regular backups of important data files and data
- Know how to spot phishing emails and what to do if you receive one – take the Google Phishing quiz to test your spotting skills!
25 November 2020: Online shopping safety – click the links below to view presentations from the evening.
- Andy Fox, North Yorkshire Police
- Deborah Holmes, North Yorkshire Trading Standards
- Richard De Vere, cyber volunteer and Director of The Antisocial Engineer