Police in N. Fulton city to host free cybersecurity class


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Police in N. Fulton city to host free cybersecurity class

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Cell phones and computers can be dangerous if users aren’t aware of what information they’re making public.

A few wrong clicks can lead a person to having their identity stolen.

To raise cybersecurity awareness among some of its younger residents, the Johns Creek police department is hosting a Cyber Safety Summit for teens.

The free class, held on July 26 at Johns Creek police headquarters, is free and will run from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Lessons for the class are provided by the National Cyber Security University.

Topics discussed will include how to protect phones, computers and tablets from internet scams.

The class is geared towards ages 14 to 18. Space is limited, so participants should register in advance.

Johns Creek police say they will host a class for adults in October.

For more information, visit the Facebook page for Johns Creek police.

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