Police in N. Fulton city to host free cybersecurity class

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.

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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.

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

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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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The global cyber security threat 'ransomware' has infected 200,000 computers in 150 countries. (

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